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May 15, 2013 at 7:29 AM

Missing Bellevue man found safe this morning

MISSING MAN

Luis Sanchez has been missing since Tuesday.

UPDATE: 10:45 a.m | The 79-year-old Bellevue man who didn’t return home yesterday evening was found safe this morning, according to Bellevue police. No details have been released as yet.

Original story:

A 79-year-old Bellevue man, suffering from diabetes and possible dementia, has been listed as missing by Bellevue Police.

Police said that Luis Sanchez was last seen leaving his Crossroads home Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 in his family’s Ford Focus, WA plate AIY5463, according to his wife.

Sanchez is described as a white male, 5-4, 149 pounds with white hair and hazel eyes. Sanchez was wearing a blue sweatshirt with “very old” blue jeans, white diabetic socks and black shoes, his wife told polce.

He’s without his insulin and needed an injection at dinner time.

It wasn’t unusual for Sanchez to go to the Crossroads Mall to eat “and people watch,” but return home for dinner, his wife said.

Anyone with any information should call 911, police said.

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