Missing man with Dementia found

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) —  UPDATE: Dean Works, an 81-year-old man with dementia who went missing after leaving his house in Encinitas / Rancho Santa Fe Saturday, has been found. 

San Diego County Sheriff’s Department was searching for Works at 4:52 p.m. driving a silver 2007 Lexus 400H SUV bearing a California license plate number 5XCD304, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Joe Tomaiko said.

Dean Works suffers from dementia and needs regular medication for other medical conditions. He also left his home without a cellphone identification, money, or credit cards.

Works is described as white, about 5-feet-5 with gray hair and brown eyes. He wears prescription glasses and was last seen wearing a red and black shirt, beige shorts, and black shoes.

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