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Deputies searching for 81-year-old at-risk Descanso man

Posted at 7:44 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 22:44:54-04

PINE VALLEY, Calif. (KGTV) — San Diego Sheriff's deputies are searching for an 81-year-old at-risk man who disappeared Sunday.

SDSO said Kenneth Zimmerman was last seen leaving his Descanso-area home to get the newspaper but did not return. Zimmerman suffers from Alzheimer's disease and high blood pressure.

He reportedly did not take his blood pressure medication Sunday morning and is not believed to have the medicine with him. He also doesn't own a cell phone.

Zimmerman as last seen driving towards Highway 79 from Viejas Boulevard at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. He was driving a gold 2006 Toyota Tundra single cab with the CA license plate 8E41946. The truck has a black toolbox in the bed.

He is described as a white male, 6-feet 2-inches tall, 190 pounds, and has white hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a white cowboy hat, dark blue short-sleeve shirt, and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDSO at 619-938-8400.