Missing Oceanside man with Alzheimer’s located

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OCEANSIDE, Calif. – A 71-year-old man diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia who went missing Wednesday night was located unharmed Friday, Oceanside police said.

Edgar Cruz was last seen around 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 3200 block of Mission Cove Way, according to Oceanside police.

Police said Cruz did not have the medications he takes for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and might be in Oceanside or Encinitas.

Cruz is Hispanic, 5 feet 9, and weighs roughly 200 pounds with short, curly gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black zip-up jacket and jeans.

Police did not say where Cruz was found or where he had been since Wednesday night,

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