UPDATE: Ellicott Police locate missing 78-year-old with dementia

Chautauqua County

UPDATE: 10:23 a.m. Aug. 15

Town of Ellicott Police say Ralph Heeter and the family dog have both been located safe.

TOWN OF ELLICOTT, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 78-year-old man with dementia is missing from his home in West Ellicott.

Town of Ellicott police say Ralph Heeter is a white man standing at 5’11” and weighing 220 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a blue dress shirt and khaki pants. Police say he was driving a black 2012 Chevy Impala, and that he should be with the family dog.

Anyone who’s seen Heeter or knows where he might be should call (716) 661-7232.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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