An 82-year-old man who went missing Thursday morning in North Hollywood, prompting the issuance of a Silver Alert, was found Thursday afternoon.

Vladimir Stupnitskiy, who suffers from a medical condition, was reported missing after being last seen about 9:20 a.m. in the 12100 block of Chandler Boulevard, near Laurel Canyon Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol, which issued the alert on behalf of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stupnitskiy was found hours later, and the Silver Alert was deactivated, the CHP reported. Further information was not released.

The Silver Alert program was established to issue and coordinate alerts involving the unexplained or suspicious disappearance of elderly, developmentally disabled and cognitively impaired individuals, according to the CHP.

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