Appeal for help in tracing missing 79-year-old from Tallaght

***UPDATED - Gardai have confirmed that John Tyson has been found safe and well. 

GARDAI are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a 79-year-old man missing from Tallaght.

According to a Garda appeal issued, John Tyson has been missing from his home in Tallaght since Thursday, October 17.

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John Tyson

He is described as being 5’10” and of medium build with grey hair and blue eyes.

When last seen John was wearing a navy cardigan, navy trousers, black shoes and a brown jacket.

According to gardai, they are concerned for his welfare.

Anyone who has seen John or who can assist in locating him is asked to call Tallaght Garda Station on 6666000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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