Portland man found safe after being reported missing by police

76-year-old William Boyd.
76-year-old William Boyd.(PPB)
Published: Oct. 23, 2023 at 4:24 PM PDT
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – UPDATE 5:12 p.m. - An endangered Portland man has been found safe after Portland Police reported him missing on Monday afternoon. No other information was provided.


ORIGINAL STORY: Portland police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a missing and endangered man in the Hazelwood neighborhood.

According to police, 76-year-old William Boyd left his residence near Southeast 103rd Avenue and East Burnside Street just before 6:30 a.m. Monday

Investigators say Boyd does not typically leave his residence, but he is familiar with TriMet. Boyd also left behind his cell phone and wallet.

76-year-old William Boyd.
76-year-old William Boyd.(PPB)

Officers say Boyd is considered endangered because he suffers from cognitive impairment and diabetes.

Officers describe Boyd as a white male, 5′8, 260 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark red sweater jacket, green t-shirt, black sweatpants and black velcro shoes. He was pushing a red seated walker with a hand brake. William wears glasses, has a white mustache, beard and a mole on his forehead.

Anyone who sees Boyd is asked to call 911. Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact detectives at missing@police.portlandoregon.gov