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Missing Conway elderly man found

James Augustus Smith is missing, and Conway authorities are searching for him. Police ask that anyone with information as to his whereabouts call the Conway Police Department at 248-1790.
James Augustus Smith is missing, and Conway authorities are searching for him. Police ask that anyone with information as to his whereabouts call the Conway Police Department at 248-1790. CPD

A missing 80-year-old, Conway man is now at home, according to Sgt. Darren Alston with Conway Police.

James Augustus Smith was last seen leaving his home about 10 a.m. on May 16, traveling in a dark blue, 2013 Chrysler Town and Country mini-van. He was known to travel to New York, but usually returned to Conway within a day or two.

There was concern about his well-being. Authorities said he may be suffering from the early stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

Contact ELIZABETH TOWNSEND at 626-0217 or on Twitter @TSN_etownsend.

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