FARMINGTON, Conn. — Police have issued an apology Tuesday after a Silver Alert was sent as an emergency alert shortly after midnight.
"The alert was not in accordance with agency policy and will be addressed," Farmington PD said in a release.
According to the midnight alert, the 59-year-old man has dementia.
Shortly after the alert went out, officials confirmed that he was located.
Police say the man was disoriented when he knocked on a stranger's door in West Hartford. That homeowner then called police.