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Jose Moreira
Jose Moreira Photo Credit: COURTESY: Englewood PD

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- A missing 78-year-old French tourist with dementia who was visiting family in Englewood when he wandered off several hours earlier was found Tuesday night.

Jose Moreira, who speaks very little " Detective Capt. Timothy Torell told Daily Voice. "He appears fine. "He will be checked out by medics and reunited with his family shortly."Moreira went missing between 9:45 and 10:15 a.m. Tuesday from a north Englewood residence, the captain said.

City detectives, assisted by Tenafly police and Bergen County sheriff's officers, were "out all day attempting to locate him, as well as trying to recover any home security video that may have captured him leaving the area," Torell said.Dogs and a drone were also used in the search.

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