Update: Police located Thursday morning a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital early Wednesday morning after receiving discharge papers. Officers from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office found Henry James Scott, a resident of East Palo Alto, on a bus in Oakland.
Henry James Scott, a resident of East Palo Alto, is 5 foot 8 inches tall, weighs 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a black coat with a hood, a brown baseball cap with no known logo on it, blue jeans, brown shoes and possibly a blue-and-white striped shirt. He has short salt-and-pepper hair and is missing his front teeth.
Police said that he has dementia and high blood pressure. He has no known destination, but frequents public transportation buses throughout the counties of Santa Clara and San Mateo, police said.
Police are asking anyone who sees Scott or has information about his whereabouts to call the department's 24-hour dispatch center immediately at 650-329-2413 and keep him under observation, if possible, until an officer arrives.
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