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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Friday May 5th, 2017 :: 06:03 p.m. PDT


UPDATE: Missing Person At Risk FOUND - Vista

69-year-old Edgar Cruz of Vista, who was reported missing by his family on April 17th, has been found safe.

The Sheriff's Department wants to thank the public and the media for their assistance with this case.

If you have a loved one who has Alzheimer's or suffers from a physical or mental disability, you can sign them up for the Sheriff's Take Me Home Program.

It's a FREE and confidential service that can help law enforcement find a loved one in the event they get lost or wander away. For more information or to enroll online, visit:
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The Sheriff's Department wants your help in finding a missing person at risk.

69-year-old Edgar Cruz was reported missing by his family on April 17th. He has Alzheimer's and other medical conditions and does not have his medications with him.

Cruz's family says he is known to frequent the beaches of Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside. He is also known to hang out at libraries in Encinitas, Carlsbad and San Marcos.

Edgar Cruz is a Hispanic man and stands 5'9" tall, weighs around 200 pounds, has brown eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, black pants and a green fishing-style hat.

If you have seen Edgar Cruz or have information on his whereabouts, contact Vista Sheriff's Station Detective Brendan Cook at (760) 940-4308.

You can also call the Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200.

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
9621 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 858-565-5200

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