UPDATE 12:18 a.m. – Gary Compo has been found safe at a family member’s home in Lansing.
State Police say the two men who took him from his nursing home in Dimondale were his family members who are claiming they had permission to do so.
The incident is under investigation and officials say they will be talking with the Eaton Co. Prosecutor’s Office to pursue possible charges.
Compo will be heading back to his nursing home in Dimondale.
Stay with 6 News, we’ll continue to update you on this developing story as soon as we have any new information.
DIMONDALE (WLNS) – The Michigan State Police is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who they say is in danger. His name is Gary Roger Compo.
Police say he’s a diabetic, an amputee, he’s blind, partially deaf and scheduled for dialysis in the morning.
He was last seen at the Dimondale nursing and rehab center on M-99 near Vermontville Highway around 7:15 Monday night.
Police tell us two people took him from the facility, even though Compo has a legal guardian and they are not allowed to take him.
They also left his wheelchair behind, leading officials to believe he could be in serious danger.
If you have any information, call State Police at (517) 241-8000.