Missing Santa Barbara man with dementia found safe


Santa Barbara police confirmed Wednesday afternoon that missing person, John Thynne, was located safely and is now with family.

Thynne, 85, suffered from dementia and was last seen at his Santa Barbara home at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26.

Police did not elaborate on the case but thanked everyone who helped in locating Thynne.



The Santa Barbara Police Department is asking the public's help to find a missing man.

85-year-old John Thynne was last seen walking around 4 p.m. on September 26 on the 1000 block of Laguna Street.

He is wearing a tan blazer, yellow shirt, tan pants, and grey shoes. Mr. Thynne speaks with a British accent.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts are asked to call police.

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