LOS ANGELES (CBS) —  Authorities report that a 87-year-old who had been missing for nearly two months has been found safe and sound.

Emelio Ortiz was last seen Nov. 5 near La Brea Avenue and Rodeo Road, said Officer Gregory Baek of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Ortiz had been having dinner with his caretaker when he wandered off.

Detectives said Ortiz was found staying at a care facility “in good condition,” Baek said.

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Comments (3)
  1. SFBay-CK says:

    unbelievable! and the folks at this care facility didn’t have a clue as to who this man was???? CRIMINAL!!!!!!!!

  2. Ken F. says:

    He probably just stepped out for a short beer…

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