A search is on for a 63-year-old Lake Elsinore man with Alzheimer’s disease who wandered away from his home, officials reported.
Craig Staneart apparently left his residence at 5:20 p.m., on Thursday Feb. 7 in the 29000 block of Maes Avenue.
According to a sheriff’s report, Staneart is prone to extreme confusion.
Family members searched for the man until 9 a.m. this morning before calling law enforcement officials for help.
The Lake Elsinore Police Department along with search dogs and a department helicopter have been searching for the missing man, Sgt. Cloutier stated in a Riverside County Sheriff’s press release.
“A missing person flyer with his photograph was prepared and sent to local law enforcement agencies,” Cloutier added.
Anyone with additional details regarding this incident is urged to contact the Lake Elsinore Police Department at 951-245-3300 or 951-776-1099 after regular business hours.
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