Missing Coon Rapids man found safe

Theodore Copeland, 85, was last seen leaving his home in Coon Rapids, Minnesota in his truck on Monday morning. (Photo credit: Coon Rapids Police Department/Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)

Update: Police announced Wednesday that Copeland was found safe.


Police in Coon Rapids, Minnesota are asking for the public's help in locating an 85-year-old man who has  been missing since Monday morning. 

Theodore Copeland was last seen in his truck leaving his house in Coon Rapids. Authorities say he may have headed to Minneapolis, but he may be lost or confused and unable to find his way home. 

Copeland is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 250 pounds and has gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a green sweater, black pants, a black jacket and a black knit hat. 

He is is driving a silver 2003 Chevy Silverado with a blue/green bed cover and an Oregon license plate 760BQD. 

Anyone who has seen Copeland is asked to contact the Coon Rapids Police Department at 763-427-1212 or call 911.