By CBSLA Staff

SEAL BEACH (CBSLA) – An 88-year-old man diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease who reported missing Friday was found safe.

Lawrence Ray Murphy had last been seen at about 3:25 p.m. Friday at 13681 El Dorado Drive in the Leisure World retirement community in Seal Beach, according to a Silver Alert issued by the California Highway Patrol on behalf of the Seal Beach Police Department.

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The CHP announced Friday night that Murphy had been found. No additional details were released.

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The Silver Alert program was established by the CHP to issue and coordinate alerts involving the unexplained or suspicious disappearance of elderly, developmentally disabled or cognitively impaired individuals.

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