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Missing 63-year-old man last seen near Wheat Ridge medical center found safe

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Apr 15, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-18 23:29:32-04

UPDATE: A missing 63-year-old man who was last seen near a Wheat Ridge medical center has been found safe, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 63-year-old man with a cognitive impairment has been missing from the Lakewood and Wheat Ridge area since the afternoon of April 12.

Leo Hudgens was last seen around 3 p.m. leaving the area of W. 38th Avenue and N. Lutheran Parkway in Wheat Ridge, according to a senior alert issued by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. This is just north of the Lutheran Medical Center near the Wheat Ridge-Lakewood line.

He has not returned home as of April 18.

CBI said he has a cognitive impairment.

Hudgens is described as a Black man with brown eyes. He stands 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. While the above photo shows him with hair, he is now bald and does not have facial hair.

According to a Colorado Bureau of Investigation alert from April 18, he was last seen in a black T-shirt, red pajama pants and no shoes.

Anybody who knows of his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Lakewood Police Department at 303-987-7111.

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