RITZVILLE, Wash. --- Police found a missing 78-year-old Ritzville man on Thursday night.

Officials said Thomas Eugene Kelly was found safe along with his vehicle around 6:00 p.m.

Officials said in a release on Wednesday Kelly was last seen by his wife leaving for work from their home on S. Clark Street in Ritzville. Kelly never made it to work and police said they believed he may have been in the company of an “unknown suspect.”