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San Diego hospital patient with amnesia identified

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 14:54:07-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Thanks to tips from the public, physicians Thursday were able to identify a Scripps Mercy Hospital patient who was unable to tell them his name.

The retirement-age man was brought to the Hillcrest medical center Sept. 20 from the North Park area, according to San Diego police.

On Wednesday evening, authorities circulated a photo of the patient in hopes that someone would recognize him.

Police did not release the man's name.