Missing man found in pub

Found: Raymond Tweedie.
Found: Raymond Tweedie.

The Maclean man who has dementia and sundowners syndrome - causing agitation at twilight - was reported missing on Friday after being admitted to hospital the day before following an attempt to run away from home.

At 9.30am on the Friday, Mr Tweedie signed himself out of hospital, caught a bus to Grafton train station and boarded a train to Strathfield in Sydney.

Mr Tweedie's daughter-in-law Sheron Tweedie said Strathfield police checked the train when it arrived at the platform, but Mr Tweedie was not on board.

"He could have got off anywhere," Sheron said.

"He (had) no medication, no money for food or drink and he is very unstable on his feet."

The family's hunch was spot on, predicting he was headed to his old home in Sydney.

Just a couple of hours after The DEX published the story online, Mr Tweedie was located at a pub he used to drink at, where police escorted him to his daughter's house nearby.

Mr Tweedie's family are thrilled to have him found safe and well.

If you have information about a missing person's case, phone Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.



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