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Man missing from Santee hospital considered at-risk

Posted at 4:52 AM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 18:29:17-04

UPDATE, Wed. 3:30 p.m.: Martinez was found safe at a motel near I-5 and Coronado Avenue.

SANTEE, Calif. (CNS) - A 63-year-old man who suffers from undisclosed medical conditions and may become disoriented if contacted was reported missing.

Jose "Raul" Martinez was reported missing around 2 p.m. Tuesday by staff at Edgemoor Hospital in Santee, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

Martinez is Hispanic, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, dark jeans and white shoes, the sheriff's department said.

Anyone with information on Martinez's whereabouts was asked to call the San Diego Sheriff's Department's non-emergency number at (858) 565-5200.