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UPDATE: Missing Mire man found safe

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Posted at 3:07 PM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 20:19:34-04

LAFAYETTE, La. - UPDATE: The missing Mire man has been found safe, according to his family.

Family members tell KATC that a woman picked Pitts up from the hospital and dropped him off at a nearby truck stop, where he remained until he was found.


Police and family are searching for a missing 67-year-old Mire man.

Family says Jacob Pitts has dementia and other health serious issues and was discharged from UHC in Lafayette at 6:00 pm Wednesday.

They didn't know he was discharged until this morning when they went to the hospital.

He is wearing bloody pants and a green PHI fishing tournament T-shirt (the same green shirt pictured).

He has no wallet, phone, transportation or identification.

His daughter, Hollie Pitts Trahan can be reached at 337-322-3770 if you need any additional information.

Call Lafayette Police Department or his daughter if you see him.

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