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KATY, Texas -- The search was on for 83-year-old Charles Bennett, who had been missing for most of Wednesday.

Police said that Bennett was last seen in the 22400 block of Smokey Hill Road around 11 a.m.

Family members were concerned because Bennett suffers from dementia.

Early Thursday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said the elderly man had been found safe. He reportedly found a phone and called his wife to pick him up around 2:30 a.m.

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