Florida man found safe by Border Patrol

Posted at 4:58 PM, Dec 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-01 22:14:41-05

UPDATE: Police tell 10News Marcus Felton was found safe and reunited with his family by Border Patrol. 


CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - Chula Vista Police are asking the public for help finding a missing Florida man who was visiting his niece in the South Bay.

Marcus Felton, 59, of Florida, arrived in San Diego on Nov. 14, to visit his niece in the Otay Ranch area of Chula Vista. Police said Felton left his niece's apartment around 5 p.m. on Nov. 29 and has not been seen since.

Initially, Felton's family thought he was waiting outside in the apartment complex but after several hours believed he has gone missing.

Police said Felton suffers from short-term memory loss due to a brain injury and has been described as having a "short attention span." Besides his memory trouble, he functions fully and is not taking any medication.

Felton is described as a black male, about 6-feet tall, and weighing about 190 pounds. He has short gray hair, is balding, and has brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, blue shirt, and blue jeans.

Felton is believed to have his wallet, identification, and bank cards, but does not have a cell phone. He enjoys casinos but is not familiar with any San Diego establishments.

Anyone who sees Felton is asked to call Chula Vista Police at 619-691-5151 or 619-691-5178.