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Update: Silver Alert Cancelled - Halesite Man with Alzheimer's Found

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A 92-year-old man has been found.

Update - August 14, 2014 - 4:20 PM - Laszlow Tar, who was located today, was found during a search by Canine Officer Samuel Barreto and his Canine Chase in a wooded area, located behind Huntington Hospital. Following Tar’s disappearance, the Second Squad utilized Second Precinct patrol officers, Canine Section, Marine Bureau and Aviation Section to aid in the search.
 
Below is the original alert and update.
 
Update - August 14, 2014 - Laszlo Tar has been located and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
 
Below is the original alert.
 
Halesite, NY - August 9, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Halesite man who has Alzheimer’s disease.
 
Laszlo “Leslie” Tar, 92, was last seen leaving his home at 3 Cliftwood Drive, Halesite on August 8, 2014 at 2:48 p.m. He is described as a white male with gray hair, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing a royal blue polo shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information about his location to call 911 or contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8243.
 
As a reminder, Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.
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