KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knoxville Police Department said a missing Knoxville man was found Monday morning.

Johnny Robert Ray, 77, was located in Statesville, North Carolina. The Knoxville man has ties to Hamilton, Blount and Knox counties.

Ray, who has shown signs of early stage Alzheimer’s was found in good health and taken to an area hospital in North Carolina, police said.

Ray went missing from the Barnes and Noble on Kingston Pike around 6:45 p.m. Saturday evening. Ray was driving a 2011 Chevy Silverado with a dented back bumper, toolbox.