Missing 74-year-old Milwaukee man found safe

CREATED Jul 18, 2014 - UPDATED: Jul 18, 2014

  • Print

UPDATE 8:50 p.m. -- Police say Hatten has been found safe.

"A concerned citizen observed Mr. Hatten wandering and looking confused", police say, near 47th St. and Vliet St. just after 8:00 p.m. Friday. 


MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Police are searching for a 74-year-old man with dementia who went missing from a group home yesterday evening.

James E. Hatten was last seen by the staff of his group home around 5:30 p.m. yesterday after telling them he was walking to his sister's. He is walking on foot, and has no money or wallet.

According to police, Hatten is wearing a bracelet on his left arm that has his name and medical condition printed on it. He has a full grey beard.

Anyone with information on Mr. Hatten's location should call police at 935-7405.