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on December 23, 2016 in World News

Pennsylvania man, 89, heads out to store, ends up in Alabama

A suburban Philadelphia man whose weekend trip to a neighborhood store somehow led to a 900-mile detour to Alabama is safely back with his family, thanks to breakfasting police officers who realized something wasn’t right. Haleyville, Alabama, Mayor Ken Sunseri said Thursday that 89-year-old Jody Tarbutton, of Boothwyn, Pennnsylvania, approached the officers at a restaurant on Monday and asked them where he was. “They said, ‘You’re in Alabama, Haleyville, Alabama,'” Sunseri said. “And it sort of stunned him.” The officers took him to the police station and ran his driver’s license, discovering that he had been missing for two...

A suburban Philadelphia man whose weekend trip to a neighborhood store somehow led to a 900-mile detour to Alabama is safely back with his family, thanks to breakfasting police officers who realized something wasn’t right. Haleyville, Alabama, Mayor Ken...

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