UPDATE: Missing Columbus man found safe in Alabama

Fred Grissett

According to Columbus police, Fred Grissett has been found safe in the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, area unharmed.

Posted: May 17, 2018 10:49 PM
Updated: May 18, 2018 9:03 AM

Update 05/18/18 - According to Columbus police, Fred Grissett has been found safe in the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, area unharmed.

Police believe he drove himself there.

See the original post below.

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- Columbus police need your help searching for a missing man last seen Thursday evening.

Police say Fred Grissett, 73, of Columbus, was last seen driving away from the Columbus Belk's parking lot between 8:20 p.m. and 9 p.m. 

His wife left him in the car while she was in the store, and when she returned, the car and Grissett were gone.

He was last seen in a 2014 White Nissan Pathfinder with a Mississippi tag with University of Alabama supporter tag.

Grissett has severe Alzheimer's disease.

If you see the car or him, you're asked to call 911.

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