Missing elderly man found safe after last spotted at Charlotte Douglas

CHARLOTTE — Police asked for the public’s help Monday to find an elderly man who disappeared after he was supposed to be picked up at the airport.

George Edwards, 79, was found safe and was to be reunited with his family, CMPD said.

Edwards flew into Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Sunday, where he was going to be picked up by a family member. But when that relative got to the airport, Edwards was no longer there.

Police said Edwards has been diagnosed with cognitive and medical issues. He was last seen gathering his luggage at the airport.

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