UPDATE: Greenville Police say they have canceled their search for missing 88-year-old man Medford Theodore Jerome.
Officers say Jerome is in North Carolina after taking a Greyhound bus. They say they believe he was trying to make contact with family outside Asheville.
Deputies say Jerome was found safe and will be reunited with his family.
GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Police in Greenville are searching for a missing man with dementia who was last seen in the area of Pelham Road, Sunday morning.
According to the Greenville Police Department, 88-year-old Medford Theodore Jerome was last seen around 11:00am at The Pearl at Eastside on Pelham Road.
Jerome is 6’1″and weighs 180 pounds.
Police and the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have multiple personnel, K-9’s and a helicopter searching for Jerome.
Anyone with information on his location is asked to call 911 immediately.