UPDATE @ 12:25 a.m. (Sept. 21): The alert has been canceled, according to authorities.
The alert was issued just before 11 p.m. Thursday.
INITIAL REPORT (Sept. 20)
An Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been issued for a 75-year-old Washington Courthouse man who was last seen leaving his home Thursday afternoon.
John Doughty left his residence on Lotz Drive about 3 p.m., according to police.
He suffers from dementia.
Doughty is about 5-foot-3, 150 pounds and has gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue plaid shirt and blue jeans.
Call or dial 911 if you see him. You can also call 1-866-693-9171 or 911 to be transferred directly to Washington Courthouse police. The department's number is 740-636-2370.
We will update this report as information is released.