Elderly missing Hamburg man found unharmed

Posted at 9:21 PM, Aug 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-03 07:56:25-04

UPDATE: Hamburg Police say Joseph Capasso was found "unharmed and well" around 2:10 Tuesday morning.


ORIGINAL STORY: The Erie County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding an elderly man who suffers from a cognitive disorder.

Deputies say 90-year-old Joseph Capasso was last seen at his home on James Street in Hamburg. They believe he may have been driving to Blasdell to get a haircut around 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Capasso is described as a white man, 5-foot-2-inches tall and 147 pounds. He's bald with brown eyes and was last seen wearing a burgundy and white polo shirt, black pants, glasses and a USS Fiske baseball cap.

He would be driving a 2010 Buick Lacrosse with a New York license plate.

If you see him, please call Hamburg Police at 648-5111.