UPDATE: 85-Year-Old Black Male with Alzheimers, Walks with Cane, Has Been Found

The man was found by 9 p.m.

Update: The missing person has been found. Here is the police report:

9:50 p.m. Friday: Mr. McClellan has been located by City of Peekskill Police.  We would like to thank the Westchester County Department of Public Safety K9 and Aviation, and the New York State Police K9 for their invaluable assistance which ultimately led to Mr. McClellan’s location.  He was ultimately tracked by bloodhounds and found by officers from the three departments in an overgrown area just north of Belden St.  He had fallen off of a six foot wall into very thick brush.  It is believed he was there for several hours and there is no question the efforts of all of the Emergency Responders contributed to his being located in good condition.  Mr. McClellan has been transported to the Hudson Valley Hospital for further evaluation.  Peekskill Police would additionally like to thank the Peekskill Fire Department, Peekskill EMS and the Peekskill Office of Emergency Management for their assistance and the media for their prompt broadcast of Mr. McClellan’s information, it was truly a team effort.

9:15 p.m. Friday: Mr. McClellan has been located and is being evaluated at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center. The City of Peekskill Police would like to thank the Westchester County and New York State Police along with the Peekskill Fire Department, Peekskill EMS, and Peekskill OEM for their assistance. Thank you to all of our Facebook friends as well for getting the word out.

Posted around 7 p.m. Friday:

The Peekskill Police have issued a missing persons alert looking for an 85-year-old black male, Henry McClellan. He has Alzheimer's Disease and went missing from his home Friday afternoon. He was last seen in his pajamas and slippers and is believed to have wandered off on foot. He walks with a cane. The man was last seen wearing pajamas in the area of John St & St. Mary Pl. in Peekskill between 2:10 pm and 3:35 pm today. 

Please call at (914) 737-8000 with any information.

Charlie Hansbourough April 14, 2012 at 03:13 PM
Great Job, Peekskill Police and all agencies involved! You guys were everywhere looking for Mr. McClellan and didnt stop until he was found. God Bless everyone of you and the work you do for us. Ee are blessed to have such a wonderful and caring police department.
Ciera A. McClellan April 17, 2012 at 09:36 PM
I am Herman McClellan's oldest grandaughter Ciera A. McClellan, and I just want to send out a heartfelt thank you to everyone involved! I personally have a new found respect for the Peekskill Police that pulled out all the stops and didnt give up looking for my grandfather. They were all very caring, professional,determined and kept my family very reassured about his safe return. I'd also like to thank all the media; including The Peekskill Patch for running the stories and keeping the community updated on Herman's dissapearence. Thank you Leesther for keeping the Patch and even people from the community up to date on Facebook! I'd also like to thank the Westchester County and New York State Police along with the Peekskill Fire Department, Peekskill EMS, and Peekskill OEM for their assistance also. Words can only express half of my families gratitude to everyone involved, god bless you all!
Liz Giegerich April 17, 2012 at 10:41 PM
Hi Ciera, Thanks so much for posting this. We are so glad that your grandfather is safe! I am sure all mentioned above appreciate your kind words. Thank you for sharing!
Ciera A. McClellan April 18, 2012 at 02:38 AM
Hi Liz, No, thank you so much for running the story and getting it out to the community! God is definetly good, and I'm grateful for all the help spiritually, physically, and verbally! Your very welcome, thank you all again!
leesther brown April 18, 2012 at 07:20 AM
You're Welcome Ciera, That's what a community does,it's been a long time between feeling good about anything in Peekskill and to hear about the Peekskill Police,and all the other first responders actually out there in force looking for your grandad restored a feeling of community that I longed to feel....#GodisanontimeGod.....


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