BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A missing person has been found, authorities say.

The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) issued a Tuesday (September 13) evening notice regarding a 77-year-old missing man named Eddie Henderson.

About an hour after the alert went out, BRPD said Henderson was found safe and sound.

According to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons (NamUS) database, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 600,000 people go missing annually.

When locals work in harmony with search efforts helmed by authorities, some of these individuals are found.