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Missing Kent County man found

Randal Veldheer, a 57-year-old Byron Center man, was found Sunday morning.
Credit: Kent County Sheriff's Office

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Update:

As of 8:13 a.m. Sunday, 57-year-old Randal Veldheer has been found. The Kent County Sheriff's Department says he's safe and has been reunited with his family.

Original Story:

Police are searching for Randal Veldheer, a 57-year-old man from Byron Center, following a missing persons report filed Saturday evening.

Police say Veldheer's family has not heard from or seen him since 3 p.m. Friday, May 14. When his family attempted to check on him, Veldheer was not at home and his coat, garage door remote and cane were missing.

Veldheer does not have a cell phone or access to a vehicle.

Veldheer is believed to be wearing a dark flannel jacket, dark pants and walking with a cane. He suffers from a serious heart condition and other medical issues, and is reported to be limited in his ability to care for himself. 

A neighbor believes Veldheer was possibly seen around Clyde Park Avenue SW and 76th Street SW around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Anyone with information on Veldheer's whereabouts should contact the Kent County Sheriff's Office at 616-632-6100.

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