1/5 12:14 PM: An elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing in San Francisco Sunday morning has been found, San Francisco police spokesman Officer Samson Chan said today.
Tan Nguyen, 79, disappeared Sunday morning from the area of Golden Gate Avenue and Jones Street. Nguyen speaks limited English and wasn’t carrying any money or identification.
Chan said a passerby spotted Nguyen walking on Gough Street at about 11:30 p.m. and called police. Nguyen was taken to a hospital and was found to be in good condition.
1/4 6:13 PM: San Francisco police today are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 79-year-old man who has Alzheimer’s disease.
Tan Nguyen, who speaks Vietnamese and limited English, was last seen Sunday morning in the area of Golden Gate Avenue and Jones Street, police Officer Boaz Mariles said.
Police describe Nguyen as an Asian man, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 165 pounds with brown eyes and gray hair. He may be wearing a brown church robe, eyeglasses and sandals.
Nguyen has no identification or money. Police said Nguyen was reported missing on a previous occasion, and was found near Market and Fifth streets.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call police at (415) 558-5508 or (415) 553-1071.