It’s a happy ending for members of a Toronto family who appealed to the public for help to find their missing father.
Domingos Martins, 83, disappeared from his west-end neighbourhood five days ago.
His family said he went for a walk in a park near Pelmo Park Public School, in the Lawrence Avenue West and Jane Street area, just before 4:30 p.m. on July 28, but did not return.
On Tuesday, the family offered a $5,000 reward for any information on his whereabouts.
Toronto police said Martins was found Wednesday morning near Highway 400 and Highway 401.
He has been taken to hospital for assessment.
Officials would like to thank the public for their help in locating Martins.
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance locating a missing man.
Domingos Martins, 83, was last seen on Friday, July 28, 2017, at approximately 4:30 p.m., in the Lawrence Avenue West and Jane Street area.
He is described as 5’4”, 180-200 lbs., bald, has difficulty walking. He was last seen wearing a black shirt with “Martins” written on it and blue shorts.
Police are concerned for his safety.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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