Missing Ocean Beach man with dementia found

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

James Burks

SAN DIEGO – The elderly man reported missing in Ocean Beach has been found, police said Thursday morning.

James Burks was “located safe and sound,” according to San Diego police watch commander.  No other details were released.

Previous Story

SAN DIEGO — A 72-year-old man diagnosed with dementia went missing Wednesday in San Diego.

James Burks was last seen about 4:30 p.m. at his home in the 4600 block of Newport Avenue, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Burks is white, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 180 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes, with a long gray beard that goes down to his sternum, police said. He was last seen wearing a green shirt with a blue-and-gray checkered jacket.

Anyone with information on Burks’ whereabouts was asked to call the San Diego Police Department at 619-531-2000.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.