FOUND: 94-year-old man missing, no longer answering cell phone

UPDATE (Friday, 10:18 a.m.): Authorities say they have located 94-year-old Ralph Reyes safe in Long Beach, Calif. He has been reunited with his family.


SANTEE, Calif. (KGTV) -- The family of Ralph Solis Reyes, Sr. are desperate to find out where their father may be. 

Solis, Sr. was reported missing on Thursday, November 9 just after 3:30 p.m. 

Deputies say the 91-year-old drove away from his Santee home in a red, 4-door 1999 Chevrolet Metro. He is said to have been headed to a medical appointment he believed he had somewhere in the city of San Diego. 

His son, Ralph Solis Reyes Jr., said his father did not have a medical appointment. When he called around noon, his father answered. Now, the phone is either off or no longer working and they are unable to reach him. 

Reyes, Sr. is a Hispanic male, about 5'4'' and 125 pounds. He has short gray hair, brown eyes, wears eyeglasses and could possibly be wearing a baseball cap.

Vehicle description: Red 4-door 1999 Chevrolet Metro with California license plate number 4FEX016. 

At this time, no one has reported seeing Solis, SR. His son says he takes medications and suffers from memory loss. This is not the first time he has gone missing. 

If you have any information, call the Santee Sheriff's Department at (619) 956-4000. 

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