DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police confirm a missing man with severe memory issues has been found - but have provided few other details.

According to the DeKalb County Police Department, 47-year-old Scott Wendland went missing from the 1400 block of Dwayne Court northwest of Lithonia on Tuesday afternoon.

A bulletin provided by law enforcement said that Wendland had no long-term memory and only one to five minutes of short-term memory. He was also the subject of a Mattie's Call which is a special alert issued at the state level for missing elderly residents and those with disabilities.

The police department did release an updated document that suggested Wendland had been found around 11:20 p.m. But it didn't elaborate on whether he was OK or hurt after being missing, possibly outside in quickly dropping temperatures, for several hours.

11Alive is working to gather more information on this missing person investigation.


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