Missing Palo Alto Man Found On Oakland Bus


PALO ALTO –An East Palo Alto man with dementia reported missing from Stanford Hospital on Wednesday was located Thursday morning on a bus in Oakland, Palo Alto police said.

Alameda County sheriff’s deputies found Henry James Scott, who is in his 70s, safe and sound on the bus at about 8 a.m. today, according to Palo Alto police.

Scott, who has high blood pressure along with dementia, had walked away without a trace from Stanford Hospital after being discharged Wednesday, police said.

Palo Alto police then sought assistance from the public in finding him.

Officers said that Scott was known to frequent public buses in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

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