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Missing Elk Grove man with dementia found near his home

James Blanton
James Blanton Elk Grove police

An Elk Grove resident with dementia who was missing for more than 24 hours has been found.

James Blanton, the missing 76-year-old man, was found Thursday not far from his home. Blanton, who was alert when located, was taken to the hospital for treatment, according to Elk Grove police.

Blanton was last seen about 2 a.m. Wednesday when he walked away from his home in the 7100 block of Paul Do Mar Way, near Bruceville and Bilby roads.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews