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Mattie's Call canceled; man found, police say

UPDATE: Police have confirmed that the search for a missing elderly man in Cherokee County has been called off. No further details have been released.

CANTON, Ga. -- The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help finding a missing 73-year-old man.

Clyde Dean Welch was last seen on Friday at around 5 a.m. in the 200 block of Serenoa Drive in Canton, Ga.

Family believes he may be heading to Michigan in his Maroon 2008 Chevrolet Impala. It has a Michigan tag that reads CML7420.

Welch has several health conditions including diabetes, heart failure and possible dementia.

Officials said he left home without his dentures and prescription medications.

Welch is described as about 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He had blue eyes brown and grey hair and a long beard.

Anyone with information on his location is asked to call 911 immediately.


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