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Search underway for missing elderly man

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San Diego (CNS) - San Diego police Sunday sought a 72-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing since leaving his Mid City-area apartment house two days ago.

John Sharpe, a black man who lived near University Ave. at 50th St., was last seen at 7:30 p.m. Friday. He was wearing a hat, a yellow shirt and brown shoes.

He is described by police as 5 feet-10 tall, weighing 176 pounds and with brown eyes, gray balding hair and a full beard.

Sharpe had no known destination and is considered by police to be at-risk due to his medical condition.

Police asked anyone with information to call them at (619) 531-2000.

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