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PCSO: Missing man found safe in wash near Green Valley

Posted at 5:25 PM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 20:25:47-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - A man reported missing in Green Valley has been found by a Pima County Sheriff's deputy.

Pima County Sheriff's Department received a call just after 7:00 a.m. Monday.

A man reported his 72-year-old roommate had not returned form helping a friend with car trouble.

A DPS helicopter searched the area where the man was last seen.

They spotted him in a wash about three hours later.

A deputy went into the wash to walk him back up,

Pima County Sheriff's Deputy says "He identified himself as the person reported missing. We walked him out to the ambulance. He's expected to make a full recovery."

Authorities didn't issue a silver alert because there enough resources to search the area.