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Elderly man's family located after he was found at Boynton gas station

Martin J. Caplan
Posted at 8:01 AM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 08:08:51-05

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — UPDATE: The Boynton Beach Police Department said they have located the family of an lost elderly man. The man, Martin J. Caplan, 93, is being taken home. Police said he recently moved to a community across the street from where he previous lived.

EARLIER STORY: The Boynton Beach Police Department is asking for the public's help finding someone who knows an elderly man who was found at a gas station overnight.

Police said the man's name is Martin J. Caplan, 93.

Officers came into contact with him at a Racetrac gas station located at 905 W. Woolbright Rd. He said he was lost and didn’t know where his home was.

Police found he has a local address in the Cove apartment complex.

However, when officers went there, they were unable to make contact with anyone. Police said GPS history on his car only showed local restaurants and stores.

Caplan is in good physical health and currently with officers at their headquarters.

Anyone who knows him is asked to call police at 561-732-8116.