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Greymouth - Missing man located

Greymouth - Missing man located

NZ Police CommCens Alert 13:00 16-12-2007 Tasman

Location of incident: Greymouth

Incident Type: Missing man located

#2 At approximately 11.30am missing Greymouth man, Thomas Pinn was located at a private address in Greymouth.

Mr Pinn had become disorientated and wandered away from his rest home last night. A search involving up to 20 local SAR volunteers from Greymouth, Westport and Hokitika scoured the town last night without success.

The search also included the use of a trained Land SAR dog from Hokitika.

Mr Pinn was located at an address after he sought shelter in a vehicle overnight. He was dry and warm despite overnight rain and did not require any medical attention.

He has been returned to his residence and reunited with his family.

Released By: Constable Sean Judd

Date/Time: 16.12.07 - 1200hrs

Issued By: Inspector John Doherty

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