Missing man, 94, found near border

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UPDATE: 94-year-old Juan Sandoval was found safe near the U.S.-Mexico border. More information as it becomes available.

SAN DIEGO — Authorities asked the public to keep an eye out for a 94-year-old man who wandered off Tuesday from the Midway-area convalescent home where he lives.

Juan Sandoval, who suffers from dementia and relies on a wheelchair to get around, took a city bus to Old Town Transit Center late this morning, according to San Diego police. There, he boarded a trolley, saying he wanted to go to Tijuana.

Sandoval is a 6-foot, 180-pound Latino. He was dressed in green pants and a gray sweater when he went missing.

Anyone spotting a man matching his description was asked to call the SDPD Missing Persons Unit at 619-531-2277.

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