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UPDATE: 77-Year-Old Puna Man Returns Home

January 24, 2014, 7:01 PM HST
* Updated January 27, 9:22 AM
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***Updated 9:21 a.m. Jan. 27.***

The 77-year-old Puna man reported missing last week has been located.

Police said today that Johanned Poche returned home on Friday.

Posted 7:01 p.m. Jan. 24:

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a 77-year-old Puna man who has been reported missing.

Johannen Poche of Hawaiian Beaches was last seen in Pahoa town at 8 a.m. today.

He is described as 5-foot-9 and 150 pounds, with white-silver hair and brown eyes.

Police said Poche walks hunched-over, and was last seen wearing a red, long-sleeved sweater, dark blue sweat pants and a hat.

Anyone with information on Poche is asked to call the police department at 935-3311.

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