April 17, 2014 Update:
Mr. Gregorio Rios, who was reported missing yesterday, April 16, 2014, returned home on his own accord, around 9:30 p.m. last night. He appeared to be unharmed and is with his family.
Original News Release:
The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who suffers from Dementia and undiagnosed Alzheimer’s.
The missing man, 79-year-old Gregorio Rios, was last seen this morning, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. before he walked away from his residence in the 2300 block of Cedar Avenue.
The Victim is described as follows:
Name: Gregorio Rios
Age: 79 years
Clothing: Gray pants, Green shirt
Visible Dental Work: Missing teeth
The Long Beach Police Department continues to search for the victim. Local hospitals have been alerted and area law enforcement and public transportation agencies have also been notified. Anyone who sees the victim or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Long Beach Police Department at (562) 435-6711 or 9-1-1.