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Missing man with dementia found safe

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Posted at 11:30 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 10:12:43-04

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A man with dementia who had been missing was found Friday.

The Pascua Yaqui Police Department says 81-year-old Esteban Arriaga's former girlfriend filed a missing persons report after she had not seen or heard from him since April 12, 2019.

He was found Friday and is now safe at home.

At the time, Arizona Department of Public Safety says Arriaga was in good health and left his home willingly in the 7600 block of S. Camino Benem in Tucson.

DPS says Arriaga was last seen on April 18th at the Armory Park Community Center. Staff at the center tell DPS that he was "well dressed and appeared to be in good health."

Arriaga is said to suffer from Dementia and is on medication.