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Gainesville man with dementia found safe in South Carolina
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An 89-year-old Gainesville man was reported missing Saturday. Alfred Wheeler Ringer, 89, of Gainesville, was last seen driving a gray 2002 Buick Park Avenue, wearing blue jeans, a tan coat and black shoes, according to authorities. - photo by Gainesville Police Department

An 89-year-old Gainesville man who had been reported missing has been found safe in South Carolina, Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said Sunday, Dec. 16.

The Gainesville Police Department had said Alfred Wheeler Ringer, 89, of Gainesville, was last seen driving a car around 10 a.m. Dec. 15. Ringer has dementia, the police department said.


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