UPDATE: Police say after they spoke with someone who reported seeing Edmond Joe in the downtown area, he was located by an officer and is safe.

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Anchorage police are asking for help finding a missing vulnerable adult, last seen Wednesday evening.

Edmond Joe, 28, was last seen at 5 p.m. Wednesday leaving his midtown Anchorage home near Clover Hollow Court with a relative.

When neither returned by 1 a.m. Thursday, family members contacted the relative Joe was last seen with.

“The relative stated that when they were using the restroom at a business, Joe had taken off,” a release from the Anchorage Police Department says. “The relative stated it was at a Chevron but was unable to provide which location.”

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Joe was last seen in a green jacket, blue jeans and black shoes. Police say he is 5’6? with short black hair and brown eyes, and he weighs about 130 pounds.

“Joe has intellectual disabilities, difficulty communicating, and there is concern for his wellbeing,” police say. “He is known to like large buildings and is fascinated with them.”

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact APD at 786-8900.