SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

Sgt. Ben Maplethorpe, PIO

Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 2:45 p.m.

Update 8/7/22:

Mr. Nelson was found and is now home safe. Thank you to all that kept an eye out for him!

Original Release 8/7/22:

Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing vulnerable adult.

The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing vulnerable adult.  Daniel P. Nelson is a 64 year old male suffering from dementia.  He is approximately 5’6” and 165 lbs.  He was last seen near E Wellesley AVE and N Crestline ST on 08-06-22 at around 7:00 PM wearing dark blue sweatpants, a t-shirt, and a lanyard around his neck bearing his name and address.  He is pictured below. 

If you have seen Daniel please call Crime Check at 456-2233 reference case number 2022-20136988.

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