UPDATE: Missing 76-Year-Old Randolph Man Located Safe In Pennsylvania


RANDOLPH – The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office says a missing 76-year-old Randolph man with dementia has been found safe in Pennsylvania.

Byron Ashdown first went missing Tuesday at 2 a.m. after he left a Jamestown Road location in his Ford Fusion.

Ashdown, who suffers from dementia, was believed to be in need of medical attention, however, deputies say he was safely located mid-morning.



RANDOLPH – The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 76-year-old Randolph man with dementia.

Deputies say Byron Ashdown was last seen on Jamestown Road in the Town of Randolph on Tuesday at 2 a.m. and may be in need of medical attention.

He was last seen driving a 2014 black Ford Fusion with New York registration HTA-8316.

Deputies say he may travel to Salamanca, Jamestown or Allegany State Park.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office or 911.


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