Missing 86-year-old Westport man found safe

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Police say William Mesa, 86, has been found safe.

Sgt. Sharon Ross said in a release, “At approximately 6:20 a.m. on Tuesday, William Mesa was located by the Manchester Police Department.

“He was in his vehicle and appeared to be unharmed. The Westport Police Department would like to thank the community for their vigilance during this investigation.”


WESTPORT — Police are looking for an 86-year-old man who went missing Monday morning.

William Mesa, 86, stands approximately 5’10” and has a thin build, gray hair and brown eyes, Lt. Jillian Cabana said in a release.

He was last seen at approximately 10:45 a.m. Monday, Cabana said.

“Mesa was last seen wearing a khaki colored jacket with brown or gray trousers and dress shoes. He carries a small portable oxygen tank,” Cabana said. “He is believed to be operating a gray/silver 2005 Toyota Camry bearing Connecticut registration 287TKT.”

Mesa may be disoriented, Cabana said.

Anyone who has seen or spoken to Mesa since 10:45 a.m. is asked to contact the Westport Police Department at (203) 341-6000, Cabana said.