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COVENTRY — A missing Coventry man, 76, who was the subject of a Silver Alert Tuesday, was found by Cranston police after his wife supplied the address of the house where they had lived in Cranston.
Coventry Police Department said they were trying to find Richard Willner, who was last seen at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday near Lacolle Lane in Coventry.
The Silver Alert described Willner as having dementia. He had been in close contact with someone who was tested after showing symptoms of coronavirus, but that person has not been confirmed as having the virus. Willner was supposed to be self-isolating at least until the test results are known.
Coventry Police Lt. David Nelson said Tuesday night that Willner’s family members went to pick him up in Cranston.
“As far as we know, he was only in his car driving around,” for five and a half hours, Nelson said.
The police reported around 6:30 p.m. that Willner had been found.