Update: Olympia police tweeted Friday that Darr was safe and had returned home.
Police in Olympia issued a Silver Alert on Thursday for a 78-year-old man with dementia.
Police say Russell Darr was last seen by his caregiver on Tuesday. When the caregiver arrived at Darr’s home Thursday, Darr and his car — a black 2000 Porsche Boxster with Washington license plates BEW6862 — were gone.
Police say Darr is not supposed to drive. His bank card was used at a Chevron station in Morton at about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.
In a previous incident, Darr turned up in Boise in his car. He told police he was not sure how he got there and believed he had walked.
Darr is described as a white man, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 205 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair. He wears glasses and is balding with a gray beard.
Anyone with information is asked to call 360-704-2740.