UPDATE: Missing elderly man found in Placentia

UPDATE | Orange County Sheriff’s Department found Terry Snyder in the city of Placentia, Long Beach police announced after sending out the initial release. He will be reunited with his family later today.

PREVIOUSLY: Police ask for public’s help in finding elderly man missing since Monday

8/13/19 at 3:53 p.m. | Long Beach police are looking for a 70-year-old man who was last seen in East Long Beach on Monday night who may be disoriented.

Police said Terry Snyder was last seen leaving his home in the 2300 block of St. Joseph Avenue to go to a fast food restaurant in the area of Stearns Street and Palo Verde Avenue at about 8:10 p.m. He was driving his vehicle, but did not return home, according to a news release.

He is described as white, 5 feet 9 inches, 150 pounds with grey hair and blue eyes. He was wearing a brown shirt, blue jeans and grey boots and has a scar on his right palm. Snyder has medical conditions and may become disoriented.

Anyone with information on this missing person is asked to call the Missing Persons Detail at 562-570-7246 or police dispatch at 562-435-6711.

Support our journalism.

Hyperlocal news is an essential force in our democracy, but it costs money to keep an organization like this one alive, and we can’t rely on advertiser support alone. That’s why we’re asking readers like you to support our independent, fact-based journalism. We know you like it—that’s why you’re here. Help us keep hyperlocal news alive in Long Beach.

Valerie Osier is a breaking news and crime reporter for the Long Beach Post. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from Cal State University, Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband, Steven, and her cat/child, Jones.