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Tucson man found after triggering Arizona's first Silver Alert

Herbert Melvin Michaelson. (Pima County Sheriff's Office Photo)

PHOENIX -- Police issued Arizona's first Silver Alert Thursday for a missing Tucson, Ariz., man.

Herbert Melvin Michaelson, 87, climbed out of his window at a group home located at 5660 N. Kolb Ave. about 5 a.m. He had $300 on his person and left on foot. It was not the first time he has left the home.

Michaelson was found safe shortly after the Silver Alert was issued.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer implemented the Silver Alert, a system to locate missing persons 65 and above, on Wednesday.

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