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UPDATE: Missing At-Risk Oceanside Senior Found

 

Last updated 12/31/2021 at 10:02pm

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5'3" tall, 135 pound 89-year-old Napoleon Tafur left his residence in the 3600 block of Fordham Court in Oceanside about 6:55 a.m., police said. He was described as being with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and light- blue slacks. ``Tafur drove away in a 2009 Silver Nissan Frontier,'' police said.

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OCEANSIDE (CNS) - An at-risk senior suffering from Alzheimer's disease who drove away unattended in a vehicle this morning was found, Oceanside

police said.

Peruvian-born Napoleon Tafur, 89, left his residence in the 3600 block of Fordham Court at about 6:55 a.m. in a 2009 Silver Nissan Frontier, authorities said.

The Oceanside Police Department said Tafur did not have a cell phone and had not previously gone missing.

``Tafur suffers from Alzheimer's disease and may become combative if restrained,'' police said. ``Family members believe he may be trying to drive

to Tijuana, Mexico.''

Police announced Friday afternoon that Tafur had been found, but no further details were provided.

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Police Seeking Missing At-Risk Oceanside Senior

OCEANSIDE - A lookout was on for an at-risk senior who left his residence and drove away unattended in a vehicle this morning, Oceanside Police

said.

A Peruvian man identified as 89-year-old Napoleon Tafur left his residence in the 3600 block of Fordham Court in Oceanside about 6:55 a.m., police said. He was described as being 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 135 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and light-

blue slacks.

``Tafur drove away in a 2009 Silver Nissan Frontier,'' police said. Police said Tafur does not have a cell phone and has not previously gone missing.

``Tafur suffers from Alzheimer's disease and may become combative if restrained,'' according to police. ``Family members believe he may be trying to

drive to Tijuana, Mexico.''

Anyone seeing Tafur is urged to call law enforcement.

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