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74-year-old man with mild dementia reported missing in San Luis Obispo

George Carpenter
George Carpenter

San Luis Obispo Police on Thursday were looking for missing a 74-year-old man who suffers from mild dementia.

George Carpenter of San Luis Obispo was reported missing about 2 p.m. Wednesday, authorities said. He was last seen driving his 1989 Jeep Comanche to Laguna Lake Park with his black Labrador.

Carpenter was described as a white man with gray hair and green eyes. He is about five feet 11 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds, police said.

Carpenter exhibits mild symptoms of dementia and can get lost in familiar areas, police said.

He was last seen driving the gray Jeep, which has California license plates 3W27270 and a “Darwin” fish with legs decal, police said.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the San Luis Obispo Police Department at 781-7317.

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