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Man missing from El Cajon nursing facility needs your help finding him

Posted at 3:37 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 12:55:35-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) - A man with dementia and schizophrenia has been missing from an El Cajon nursing facility for two weeks, and the family needs your help locating him.

Sixty-six-year-old Agustin Cerda walked away from Avocado Post Acute Skilled Nursing Facility on March 4th and never returned.

His family says he was allowed to leave the facility.

Now they’ve posted flyers around the city in hopes that someone will recognize him and call police.

They’ve also put his picture on Facebook and received over 200 shares.

Cerda’s niece Aly Cerda said, “He may be sleeping on the streets, and we have a large homeless population so he can be anywhere. So it’s hard to say where to look next, but we’re going to keep our efforts in place to make sure he’s found safe.”

Cerda had gone missing twice before but was found in Tijuana the next day at his brother’s house.

If you see him, Aly asks that you call the police and not try to approach him because he has mental issues.