Missing elderly man found safe

Columbia police searching for missing elderly man (Columbia Police Department)

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – Officers with the Columbia Police Department say they've found an elderly man who went missing early Thursday morning.

The department says patrol officers found 82-year-old Wilbert Lyles safe, walking down North Main Street.

Lyles was last seen around 5 a.m. Thursday at his Levity Street home off Main Street.

WACH FOX News will keep you updated as more information develops.

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