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UPDATE: Man Reported Missing in Imperial Found

The man was located in the area of Old Highway 21 and Country Club at around 1 p.m. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office thanks everyone who participated in the search.

UPDATE: Man Reported Missing in Imperial Found

Update 1:15 p.m.: Vurgos was located in the area of Old Highway 21 and Country Club at around 1 p.m. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office thanks everyone who participated in the search.

A 76-year-old man with Alzheimer’s has been reported missing in Imperial.

Dionisio Vurgos, of Puerto Rico, was last seen this morning near Highway 21 and Rock Creek Road around 9:30 a.m., according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. He was last seen wearing yellow shorts, sneakers and may or may not have had a shirt on.

Vurgos is visiting family in the 3800 block of Mystic Valley Dr. in Imperial, sheriff's deputies say. He does not speak English and he goes by the name of Munchie.   

Anyone with information the man is asked to call the Jefferson County Dispatch Center at 636-797-9999.

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