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Suffield police find missing man

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Matthew Monette was found safe and sound on Thursday. (Suffield police) Matthew Monette was found safe and sound on Thursday. (Suffield police)
Matthew Monette. (Suffield police) Matthew Monette. (Suffield police)
Matthew Monette. (Suffield police) Matthew Monette. (Suffield police)
SUFFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Suffield said they found a missing 50-year-old man who has special needs.

They said Matthew Monette was last seen after he and his vehicle were dropped off at Gale Toyota in Enfield around 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Just before 10 a.m. on Thursday, they said the case had been resolved.

Police said K9 Taz and his handler found Monette walking on East Main Street North on Thursday morning.

They said several people noticed Monette walking in the area.

Police credited them and the social media posts made by the media with helping to find him.

Monette did not show up for his scheduled work shift on Wednesday and his family had not heard from him.

Police described him as standing 5'6" tall and weighing 250 pounds. He also has brown eyes and brown balding hair.

He was wearing  sneakers, grey shorts, a grey t-shirt and an Army baseball hat.

Police said Monette has memory issues as well as other medical complications.

Anyone with information about where he went is asked to contact Suffield police at 860-668-3870.

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