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Missing elderly man visiting Columbus found safe

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COLUMBUS, Ga. - An elderly man who sent missing in Columbus Wednesday has been located, Columbus police say.

71-year-old Melvin Peters is said to be safe after disappearing near Grand Reserve Apartments Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m.

Family members say he is visiting from out of town and did not know the area.

Police say he had checked in to a motel for the night after getting lost. 
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