UPDATE: Missing Rochester man found safe

STORY UPDATE: The Rochester Police Department and the Minnesota BCA have cancelled the missing person alert for 66-year-old Michael Kothenbeutel, saying, “he has returned home safely. Thank you to everyone who assisted in searching and for sharing the information.”


ABC 6 NEWS –The Rochester Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease.

Michael Kothenbeutel, 66, walked out of his Rochester home last night around 10:35 P.M., and has not yet returned. Kothenbeutel, who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease, was last seen wearing a black winter jacket, black hat and blue jeans.

If you see Kothenbeutel, or know of his location, the Rochester Police Department urges you to reach out to dispatch at 507-328-6800.