Prince Frederick, MD – A Montgomery County man, Young Shik Han, 69, was located in his vehicle by Calvert County Sheriff’s Office deputies Monday morning, Oct. 16. Police reported he is safe and unharmed.
Montgomery County Police Department detectives were asking the public for assistance in locating the missing Gaithersburg man. Maryland State Police issued a Silver Alert for him.
Young Shik Han was with family members at 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening, Ocy. 15 at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg. Han stated he needed to use the restroom and entered his vehicle to drive to that part of the park but never returned. Family members believe that Han may be in the initial stages dementia.
Calvert County Sheriff’s Office account of Han’s location.
At approximately 7:22 a.m.Oct. 16th, the Calvert Control Center dispatched a Silver Alert lookout in reference to a missing 69-year-old man; Young Shik Han. Mr. Han was reported missing after he walked off from a Montgomery County park at approximately 5 p.m. the night before. The Calvert Control Center advised that Han was believed to be operating a red Honda Pilot with Maryland registration. At approximately 7:38 a.m. Lt. Timothy Fridman of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a dark red Honda Pilot traveling northbound on Maryland Route 2/4 in the area of Cox Road. The driver appeared to be an elderly male matching the description of Mr. Han. Fridman stopped the vehicle after it was determined the registration matched that of the missing person. Fridman made contact with Mr. Han and determined him to be in good condition. Fridman subsequently transported Han to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and reunited with his family.