Missing Norwich man found safe near Binghamton

By Conor Mooney

Missing Norwich man found safe near Binghamton

December 26, 2013 Updated Dec 26, 2013 at 7:51 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Norwich man who went missing on Christmas Day has been found.

New York State Police said Gary Powell, 73, was found safe after going missing at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Powell has dementia. A Vulnerable Missing Adult Alert issued late Wednesday was canceled Thursday afternoon.

He was driving his PT Cruiser along Interstate 81 in Binghamton when someone who had seen the description of his vehicle and called 911.

A nearby state trooper pulled over the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Powell was driving. He was taken to state police barracks and released a short time later to his family.

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