Elderly man reported missing in Southport found “safe and well”

UPDATE 12:30PM: A 76-year-old man reported missing from Southport on Monday has been found safe and well.

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

Please note the original story below has been edited to remove identifying details.


EARLIER: Police are desperately searching for a missing elderly man who wandered off from a care facility on Monday morning.

The 76-year-old was last seen on Monday around 11.00am, at a care facility at Bauer Street and officers are concerned for his safety as he has several serious medical conditions.

Mr Turnbull, pictured, is described as 178cm tall, average build (97kg) with grey hair and Caucasian in appearance.

He was last seen wearing a green, short sleeved shirt and black track suit pants.

If located, he may appear confused or unaware of his surroundings.