A missing elderly Omokoroa man with Alzheimers has been found safe and well yesterday.

Police thanked the public for their assistance in a written statement.

Police were searching for the man after he wandered off from family on Saturday night.

Kevin Lipinski left a Harbour View Rd address at 6.30pm last and did not return.

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Police said in a statement Lipinski has severe Alzheimers and can be non-responsive when approached.

He was reportedly wearing blue shorts and a navy jersey when last seen.

Police asked Omokoroa residents to check their sections, including any sheds and boats, in case Lipinski may have sought shelter from the weather.