Monday, July 15, 2013
UPDATE: Francis Ancell has been located and is safe, according to the Wichita Police Department.
The search is underway for a man with dementia who walked away from a Wichita hospital early this morning.
At 5:30 a.m. Monday, 73-year-old Francis E. Ancell of Wellington walked away from Via Christi Hospital on Harry, at 3600 E. Harry.
He's described as a white man, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighs approximately 185 pounds with gray hair and a gray beard. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, dark and light blue striped shirt and blue jeans. Again, Ancell suffers from dementia.
If you've seen this man, you're asked to call 911.