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.READ MORE: Miami Proud: 'No More Tears' Founder Somy Ali Devoted To Helping Victims Of Domestic Violence
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.READ MORE: Miami Hit And Run Crash Sends Man To The Hospital
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.