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Police searching for 84-year-old man who disappeared from San Diego assisted living facility

Posted at 5:47 PM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 23:42:24-04

UPDATE: San Diego Police said Zheng was found about 7:30 p.m. No details about the discovery were released.

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Police are asking the public's help to find a man who disappeared from an assisted living facility Friday.

Ying Wu Zheng, 84, was last seen at the senior assisted living facility at 1730 3rd Ave. just before 10:30 a.m. He was seen walking northbound on 3rd Ave., according to San Diego Police.

Zheng reportedly has dementia and cannot care for himself. He uses a walker but left his home without it, police say. He doesn't have any cash or a phone, police added.

He is described as a Asian man, 5-foot 6-inches tall, and weighing about 150 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes.

Zheng was last seen wearing a white jacket, black pants, gray shoes, and a gray "Alaska" baseball hat. Police say he only speaks Mandarin.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDPD at 619-531-2000.