COWICHE — A 77-year-old Cowiche man who was reported missing Friday has been found.

Washington State Patrol troopers found Richard Hickey around 7:45 p.m. Friday, city spokesman Randy Beehler said. He said that further details about the circumstances were not available, but that Hickey was “safe and sound” at home.

Hickey, who police said has dementia and was without medication, was last seen around 1:30 p.m. at the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store at South 40th Avenue and West Nob Hill Boulevard. He was believed to be driving either toward his home in Cowiche or Seattle, where he had grown up, police said.

—Yakima Herald-Republic

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