Winter Haven police find missing man with dementia

Courtesy: Winter Haven Police Department

Winter Haven police were searching for a missing man, but say he has since been found safe. 

Police said Willie Ross, 66, left his living facility at 1190 Lucerne Loop Rd Saturday around 6 p.m. Ross has been diagnosed with dementia.

According to police, there was a delay in the report from the caregiver due to the frequency of his walks and that he has always returned. 

On Sunday, police said he was found safe.