West Chester man found in Reading, police say

Multiple jurisdictions were involved in the search.
Sisay Mulualem
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Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 9:13 PM EST
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BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - An 81-year-old man who went missing Monday afternoon somehow found his way to Reading, according to West Chester police.

Police asked for the public’s help finding Sisay Mulualem around 6 p.m.

He had last been seen four hours earlier near Tennyson Court in West Chester. Police said he was likely on foot and noted he has dementia.

Butler County Technical Rescue responded to assist in the search.

An Ohio State Highway Patrol helicopter was also mobilized.

Around 10:30 p.m., West Chester police sent word Mulualem had been found in Reading, that he “is fine” apart from some minor injuries.

“No word yet on how he got to Reading,” they said.

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