Man who went missing from Kearny Mesa found safe

Posted at 4:53 PM, Sep 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 23:34:35-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — An at-risk man who went missing from Kearny Mesa was found safe Tuesday night. 

San Diego Police said Richard "Richie" Valenzuela, 36, disappeared from the 8300 block of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said Valenzuela has Down syndrome and autism as well.

Hours after police announced that Valenzuela was missing, authorities confirmed he had been found, thought it wasn't immediately clear where he was located.