Advertisement

FOUND: Missing 85-year-old Wilmington man located at La Guardia airport

Missing Man: Donald Walter Calder (Source: Wilmington Police Department)
Missing Man: Donald Walter Calder (Source: Wilmington Police Department)
Updated: Feb. 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An 85-year-old man who was reported missing from Wilmington was found safe at La Guardia Airport, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Donald Walter Calder left his family’s home in the 300 block of Pinecliff Dr. sometime Sunday evening and didn’t return. A Silver Alert was issued because Calder suffers from dementia.

Police say he flew to La Guardia. Calder’s son said his father was headed to Toronto.

“We’re just glad he’s safe and on his way back,” Bruce Calder said of his father. “Many, many thanks to the police that took the matter very seriously.”

Copyright 2019 WECT. All rights reserved.