Missing Alzheimer's patient rescued from tree

September 5, 2015 10:03 PM

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GRESHAM, Ore. -- An 85-year-old Alzheimer's patient named Jay who went missing from his care home was found perched near the top of a large tree that had fallen across Johnson Creek.

More than a half dozen officers responded to assist Jay's family members and care home staff in the search. With the time clock quickly approaching one hour, Jay's son-in-law found him almost a 1/4 of a mile away on the fallen tree.

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