BELLEVILLE, Illinois—Another resident of Midwest Rehab in Belleville, Illinois went missing Tuesday morning. He was located about two hours later.
According to the Belleville Police Department, 58-year-old Joseph Childs was reported missing around 6:45 a.m. He was last seen by staff about a half an hour earlier.
Childs, who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was located a short time later by police at a Flying J truck stop in Alorton, Illinois.
Midwest Rehab confirmed Childs was unharmed and in good health. He was transported back to the center by a staff member.
Police said they will contact the appropriate agencies about the incident.
Childs is the second person who’s gone missing from Midwest Rehab in the past couple of months. A 77-year-old alzheimer’s patient walked away in January and was later found dead.