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Police: Missing Ontario man has been found

CRESENCIO RUIZ

Cresencio Olvera Ruiz

A 76-year-old Ontario man who wandered away from his home Wednesday morning has been found.

Just after 5 p.m., police put out a press release that Cresencio Olvera Ruiz had been found at an Ontario residence. He is being taken to St Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario for evaluation.

Ruiz, who has dementia, walked away from his home in the 400 block of N.W. 4th St. at about 10 a.m.

Local law enforcement worked with Malheur County Search and Rescue, and the Ontario Fire Department, to search for Olvera Ruiz.

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