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Missing man with advanced dementia located

Posted at 11:29 AM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 13:17:54-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE | Shortly after noon Thursday, KCPD said Sanchez had been located, and is safe.

PREVIOUS | Kansas City, Missouri, police are asking for help to locate a missing man with advanced dementia.

Damian Sanchez, 69, was last seen around 6 a.m. Thursday at his home in the 4900 block of East Linwood Boulevard, police said in a news release.

Sanchez speaks with difficulty and has advanced dementia. He is not aware of his personal information and cannot care for himself, police said.

Sanchez wears a hospital bracelet on his wrist that has his name on it. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and khaki pants.

Police ask anyone who sees or finds him to call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the KCPD Missing Persons Section at 816-234-5136.