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Spokane Valley Deputies search for missing man

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - UPDATE: Anderson has been found safe.

Previous Story: Spokane Valley Deputies are attempting to locate 62-year-old Sam M. Anderson, who is traveling through the area with his son.

Anderson is not familiar with Spokane and his son reports that he has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia and does not have his prescription medication needed to control his seizures.

Anderson's son told deputies that he and Anderson went to sleep in their vehicle last night in the 6300 block of East Broadway, near I-90, in Spokane Valley.

Early this morning, when he woke up at 2 a.m., Anderson was gone.

Anderson is believed to have little or no money on him, and no cell phone.

He has his identification and should be able to identify himself and carry on a conversation, but may not know how to contact his son or return to their vehicle.

Anderson is described as a black male, 6 feet 2 inches, 210 pounds, with brown eyes, brown and gray hair, and a gray beard.

He was last seen wearing a light blue, short sleeve polo shirt, and blue jeans.

If you have seen Sam Anderson, or know his location, please call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.