ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Albemarle County Police Department has safely located 78-year-old Lawrence Thomas.

Police have canceled the alert.

According to police, 78-year-old Lawrence Thomas was last seen around 5 p.m. Friday on the 700 block of Secretary Sands Road.

He could be heading toward the Food Lion in Scottsville.

Thomas is 5-foot-9 and weighs 165 pounds. He has brown eyes and gray hair.

He may be in a gray Nissan Rogue with Virginia tags ULP 1923.

Officials say Thomas has a history of dementia.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.