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80-year-old man missing from hospital found in downtown coffee shop

Devin Kelly

9AM UPDATE:

Stanley Sienda was found was found "with the help of alert citizens" early this morning in a downtown Anchorage  coffee shop, police said. He was "alive and well."

ORIGINAL STORY:

An 80-year-old patient went missing from Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage on Wednesday evening, police said.

Stanley Sienda was last seen about 8:50 p.m., according to an Anchorage Police Department statement early Thursday morning. He told hospital staff he was going for a walk and didn't return, the statement said.

Police said there are health concerns for Sienda.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts can call APD at 786-8900, and press "0" to speak with dispatchers.

Reach Devin Kelly at dkelly@adn.com or 257-4314.

 


By DEVIN KELLY
dkelly@adn.com