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Update: Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert Cancelled

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A Missing Persons Alert for a senior with dementia has been cancelled.

Update - 9:30 AM - New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Thomas O'Dwyer/August 14 has been cancelled.

Below is the original alert.

West Hempstead, NY - August 15th, 2014 - At the request of the Nassau County Police Department, a New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Thomas O'Dwyer: age 75; from West Hempstead on August 14 at  12 P.M.

Thomas is a missing vulnerable adult with dementia, a heart condition and kidney failure. He was last seen at approximately 12 pm leaving his home driving a 2014 blue Honda Accord with New York registration GLV-7286. Thomas may appear lost or confused and may be in need of medical attention.

If you have any information about the wearabouts of Thomas O'Dwyer, please call the Nassau County Police Department at 516-573-7347, or call 911.

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