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South Salt Lake police want help finding missing man

First Published      Last Updated Aug 17 2014 06:45 pm

South Salt Lake police are asking for the public's help finding a missing, endangered man with severe dementia.

About 2 p.m. Sunday, police were notified that James Wallace Peterson, 67, walked away from the Little Cottonwood Rehabilitation Center at 3094 S. State St. He was last seen there about 11 a.m., according to a South Salt Lake police news release.

Patterson has severe dementia and might appear confused or lost, according to the release. He is also always talking about looking for work, the release adds.

Patterson is white, 5-foot-5, 132 pounds, has white hair and was wearing a khaki hat, yellow and white shirt, khaki shorts, a white sock with a red letter H, and gray shoes.

If anyone knows where he is, the police ask you call them at 801-840-4000.


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