Geo-target SMS alert helps locate man with dementia missing from Summer Hill

Tuesday, 02 May 2023 10:34:29 PM

A geo-target SMS alert has helped to locate a man with dementia missing from Summer Hill.

The 71-year-old was last seen at an aged care home on Grosvenor Crescent, Summer Hill, about 9.45am today (Tuesday 2 May 2023).

After failing to return home, officers attached to Burwood Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

As part of extensive inquiries, a geo-target SMS alert was issued to the Summer Hill area at about 9pm, helping to locate the man in Five Dock.

Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.