Edit 10:45pm, Saturday 11th January 2014:
Dennis has been found safe and well in Chasetown this evening. Considering the cold night out there, this is a huge relief. West Midlands Police issued this statement on Facebook:
Dennis Johnson who was reported missing from Brownhills earlier today has been found safe and well- Dennis, aged 67, who suffers from dementia, was found at 9.30pm tonight in the Chasetown area of Staffordshire and has now been returned to his home.
Thank you for sharing the appeal so widely.
Thanks to all who shared, tweeted, looked out and searched around. This is what community is about.
If you’re wondering why the Police Helicopter was up over Brownhills in the last hour or so, West Midlands Police are urgently seeking local man Dennis Johnson, who suffers from dementia.
If you spot Dennis, please call the Police ASAP on 101.
WM Police asked on Facebook and Twitter:
Police are currently searching for Dennis Johnson aged 67 who has been missing from Brownhills since 4pm today. Dennis, who suffers from dementia, was last seen near to Londis supermarket in Chester Road.
He is described as being a white man, with a grey beard and moustache and wearing jeans, a navy body warmer and leather jacket and tartan slippers.
Police are currently searching the local area and are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on 101.