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Dementia Patient Found Safe In Arlington After Going Missing

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Arlington Police have found a dementia patient who went missing around noon on Thursday.

David Earl Starks had left his assisted living facility at 301 W. Randol Mill Rd. on foot.

Police said he was later found at a local hospital.

"Thank you everyone for your concern and for sharing the original post!" police tweeted.

Police said Starks also suffers from major depressive disorder and other medical issues.

David Earl Starks
David Earl Starks (courtesy: Arlington PD)

Staff at the assisted living facility said Starks can tell people his name, but would not be able to tell where he lives.

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