Missing Garden City man found safe

Posted at 4:16 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 20:59:07-05

UPDATE: Gary has been found safe!

Original story:

Garden City Police need your help in finding a missing man.

They say 73-year-old Gary Babbitt was last seen Tuesday afternoon at the Emerson House care center facility in the 82-hundred block of Marigold Street. He evidently left the facility on foot, but no one saw which direction he went.

Babbitt is likely wearing a blue hat, a grey sweater and blue jeans.

Police say Babbit may have dementia and could appear confused.

Officers searched the neighborhood but couldn’t find him.

Given the cold temperatures, police are concerned about his safety.

If you’ve seen Babbitt or know where he may be, call contact the Ada County Dispatch Center at 208-377-6790.