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Get an emergency alert from Farmington last night? | Police apologize, say man with dementia was located

"The alert was not in accordance with agency policy and will be addressed," Farmington PD said in a release.
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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.