UPDATE: The Princeton Police Department announced that John Atkinson, 92, was found dead.

“We want to thank the community for all the assistance with our search efforts. We are calling off the search at this time,” the department said in a post to its Facebook page. “Please keep the family of Mr. Atkinson in your prayers as they grieve the loss of their loved one. The family is very appreciative of all of your efforts. Please, if you have elderly loved ones. check on them and make sure they are doing OK during this cold weather. We ask that you respect the privacy of the family as they work through their grief. They will post more information when appropriate.”

EARLIER UPDATE: John Atkinson has been located, officials announced Sunday.

EARLIER UPDATE: At the request of the Princeton, Ill., Police, Illinois State Police activated an Endangered Missing Person Advisory at 10:24 p.m. Saturday.

Police ask the assistance of the public in locating John Atkinson, who is 92, 5’8″ tall, and weighs 175 pounds.

John Atkinson (photo: LEAP)

Atkinson left his residence on foot Saturday. He has a condition that places him in danger, the advisory says.

Police ask that anyone with information about his whereabouts call Princeton Police at 815-872-2351 or call 9-1-1.