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78-year-old man who went missing found by Grover Beach police

Louis A. Lopez, 78, went missing in Grover Beach on Thursday, April 19, 2017.
Louis A. Lopez, 78, went missing in Grover Beach on Thursday, April 19, 2017.

Update, 9:23 p.m.

Officers found Louis A. Lopez between the 800 and 900 block of Grand Avenue and are returning him to his family, Grover Beach police said in a news release. Lopez was not injured and “is in good spirits,” police added.

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The Grover Beach Police Department is searching for a 78-year-old man who went missing in Grover Beach on Wednesday evening.

Louis A. Lopez was last seen about 7:15 p.m. near 10th Street and Grand Avenue. Lopez’s wife reported him missing, police said.

Lopez is described as being a Hispanic man with white hair, and was last reported as wearing a blue button-up shirt, blue jeans and a gray sweatshirt. Lopez suffers from dementia, police said.

Police ask for anyone who sees Lopez to call 911 or the Grover Beach Police Department at 805-473-4511.

Megan Henney: 805-781-7915, @megan_henney

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