Elderly man with dementia goes missing in Glendale

UPDATE: Jose Lopez was located safely in Burbank, police said.


Glendale police are asking for the public's help to find a man who struggles with dementia who walked away from his care facility just hours after moving in on Monday.

This is 65-year-old Jose (Joe) Trinidad Lopez he was last seen in the 1200 block of Mariposa Street in Glendale at 7:15 Monday evening.

Mr. Lopez is described as a male Hispanic, 5'10, extremely thin build, gray hair, brown eyes and last seen wearing a dark blue or black jacket over a tan sweater with blue jeans.

Police say his family just moved him to a new care facility in Glendale on monday so he is unfamiliar with the area.

If seen, please call the Glendale Police Department at 818-548-4911 or 9-1-1.

CNS contributed to this story.