11/03/16 Update: This article has been updated to reflect that the missing person has since been found.
The Berkeley Police Department located a missing “at risk” person, according to an alert sent out Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
BPD had sent out an alert about an hour earlier announcing that Winton Lawson was missing. Lawson was described in the alert as a 79-year-old Black male who is 5 feet 7 inches tall. He weighs 190 pounds and was wearing a beige Cal jacket and black or khaki pants.
Before he went missing, Lawson had been last seen on the 1200 block of Josephine Street at noon Thursday.