After a week, the German pensioner living in Hungary, who was searched for by family members, friends, police and vigilantes in the Kiskunság farmland in the last days of November, has been found.
The 69-year-old man, who has been living in Hungary for years, disappeared on a foggy afternoon, and the police’s investigating dog was able to follow B. Z.’s route to a bus stop, Blikk reports.
A few days later, however, he was taken off the official police missing persons page. As it turned out, he simply walked home as if nothing had happened.
The German man, who lives in Orgovány, a small village near Kecskemét, had such a quarrel with his wife at the end of November that he went out into the world.
His wife reported the disappearance to the police in the evening. The authorities took their task seriously, a special investigation team searched for traces of the man, and scent-identification dogs were deployed.
Many people were worried about the missing man, as it is sub-zero temperatures at this time of the year, and it is difficult for a young body to spend the night outdoors, let alone a sick man of almost 70.
According to the man, he decided not to go home for a while because of a family dispute. He had no idea he would cause so much trouble that dozens of people would be looking for him.
He only told his wife where he was during the five days he was at the top of the police’s missing persons list.