UPDATE (8/11/23): A missing 69-year-old man who was the subject of a Nashville Silver Alert has been found safe, according to authorities.

On Friday evening, Metro police announced James Merrell was tracked down at the Nashville Rescue Mission, adding that he is in good health and has been reunited with his family.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Silver Alert has been issued for a 69-year-old man reported missing from Nashville.

Metro police said James Merrell was reported missing from his home on Moorewood Drive Thursday evening.

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Merrell has dementia and may use the WeGo bus system for transportation, according to authorities.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said Merrell is 6 feet tall, weighs 190 pounds and has a goatee. He was last seen wearing a beige shirt, gray shorts and a black United States Marine Corps hat.

Anyone who sees Merrell or has any information regarding his whereabouts is urged to call Metro police at 615-862-8600 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.