UPDATE: Authorities locate missing 79-year-old man with medical conditions

Authorities have located an at-risk 79-year-old man who went missing Wednesday, the Long Beach Police Department has announced.

Thanh Van Nguyen was found later Wednesday in Long Beach by Fire Department personnel, police said.

The LBPD had announced Wednesday that it was seeking the public’s help in locating Nguyen, who was last seen at about 9 a.m. in the 4400 block of Greenbrier Road near Lakewood Village.

Prior to finding him, police shared that it was not clear in what direction he had last traveled and that he suffers from medical conditions and may become disoriented.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that Nguyen was found.

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