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Missing 84-year-old man from NKY found safe

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Posted at 7:38 AM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 11:05:42-05

COVINGTON, Ky. — An 84-year-old man, who was last seen Monday night in Covington, was found safe Tuesday morning.

Officers with the Covington Police Department said Richard Alcorn was found on Highway Avenue in Ludlow. Officers said he was OK and alert, but was taken to a local hospital to get checked out.

According to Kenton County dispatchers, Alcorn was last seen on Swain Court in Covington around 9:30 p.m. Monday night and was reported missing around 3:45 a.m.

Emergency crews from across Northern Kentucky searched along the Ohio River for Alcorn for most of the Tuesday morning before finding him later in the morning.