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Elderly, at-risk man found safe in Mission Valley

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LA JOLLA (CNS) - An 87-year-old man who suffers from dementia was found safe at a trolley stop in Mission Valley about seven hours after he went missing from his La Jolla home, police said Monday.

Joseph Tausch was reported missing after driving away from his residence on Westbourne Street near Draper Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, according to San Diego police. Authorities said he may have headed to the Serra Mesa area, where he used to live, or he may have gotten lost.
Tausch was spotted around 4:45 p.m. Sunday at the Qualcomm Stadium Station trolley stop, according to San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher. He was not injured.
Police did not immediately account for his whereabouts while missing.

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