UPDATED Thursday, July 17, 2014 --- 4:32 p.m.
Dane Co. Dispatch confirms that 74-year-old Stephen Nelsen has been found safe in the Nakoma neighborhood.
UPDATED Thursday, July 17, 2014 --- 10:27 a.m.
Madison Police say 74-year-old Stephen Nelsen has not been found. Anyone who sees him should call 911.
The police department's mounted patrol and K9 unit assisted in yesterday's search for Nelsen. A police dog led officers in the direction of Regent Street. Nelsen used to work on the UW-Madison campus, and could have walked toward the Isthmus.
Officers have alerted staff at the Edgewood campus, the Henry Vilas Zoo and UW-Madison Police to be on the lookout for Nelsen. A reverse 911 call was also made to citizens in the area.
Nelsen could also have walked in a different direction. A citizen believed she saw him near Tokay Blvd. around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. He also lives near the Arboretum.
Nelsen has no cell phone, no money, and no food. There is genuine concern for his welfare.
Posted Wednesday, July 16, 2014 --- 2:37 p.m.
Madison Police are searching for a missing 74-year-old man who suffers from memory issues.
Police say Stephen Nelsen walked away from his Nakoma area home early Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. Nelsen is six-feet tall with white hair. He was last seen wearing a red long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
Anyone seeing Mr. Nelsen should call 911 so officers can help get him home.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.