By Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Homestead Police Department has found a 71-year-old man who was reported missing on Thursday.

Police said Jose Gutierrez, who suffers from several medical conditions, was last seen around 6 p.m. at his Homestead assisted living facility in the 900 block of NE 17th Terrace. They circulated his picture to the media asking for help in finding him.

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Friday morning they said they got a call from a resident who said that they saw Gutierrez after recognizing him from his picture on television.

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Officers found him walking some distance from his assisted living facility and he has been safely returned.

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Homestead police thanked everyone who assisted in his return. Team