Missing 81-Year-Old Plainfield Man Located

By Ari Mason
|  Monday, May 19, 2014  |  Updated 8:38 AM EDT
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Missing 81-Year-Old Plainfield Man Located

Plainfield Police Department

A Silver Alert has been issued for Benjamin Wedderman, 81, who went missing from Plainfield on Sunday.

Police have canceled a Silver Alert for 81-year-old Benjamin Wedderman, who had been missing from Plainfield since Sunday afternoon.

Plainfield police said Wedderman disappeared around 1 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. on Sunday and has dementia, but has always appeared to be lucid. A Silver Alert for Wedderman was issued around 4:40 p.m. Sunday. It was canceled as of 1:30 a.m. on Monday.

No additional information was immediately released.

Police said Wedderman has contested the diagnosis and has asked to speak with an attorney. It's not clear if this was connected to his disappearance.

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