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Missing Dementia Patient Found in Dunedin

Lyle Dokken, who suffers from dementia, had left the Harbor Chase Assisted Living Facility at 7 a.m. Monday. He was found early Monday afternoon at the Dunedin Marina, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

A 68-year-old man with dementia, missing from an assisted living facility in Palm Harbor, has been found unhurt and safe in Dunedin, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Lyle Dokken had driven away from the Harbor Chase Assisted Living Facility, at 2690 Tampa Road, Palm Harbobr on Monday morning at around 7 a.m.

The Sheriff's Office issued a Silver Alert and sought the public's help in locating Dokken, who was driving a Chevy Tahoe.

The Sheriff's Office was concerned abut Dokken because he suffers from dementia. Members of the public were asked to call 911.

Dokken was found early Monday afternoon by a Harbor Chase Assisted Living Facility employee who had decided to drive around and look for Dokken. The employee found Dokken sitting in his car, which was parked at the Dunedin Marina, according to Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Cristen Rensel.

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