Missing Suffield man found safe with help of residents, police dog

Police began searching for the man around midnight Thursday

Photo courtesy Suffield Police Department

SUFFIELD, Conn. (WWLP) –  A man reported missing in Suffield, Connecticut, has been found safe.

A Silver Alert was issued for 50-year-old Matthew Monette early Thursday morning. Suffield Police Captain Christopher McKee said in a release sent to 22News that several concerned citizens called in to report sightings of Monette walking along East Street North around 8:30 a.m.

An officer and his police dog partner were called to the area, where they were able to find Monette walking on the street near the Route 190 bridge.

Monette was determined to be in good health after being checked out by a Suffield volunteer ambulance staff.