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UPDATE: Missing man reported in Kissimmee found safe, police say

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A man reported missing in Kissimmee has been found safe, according to police.

5 p.m. update:

Kissimmee police confirmed Abner Ruiz has been found safe and returned home.

Original report:

Police in Kissimmee are searching for a man who has been missing since Wednesday.

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Officer said Abner Ruiz, 66, was last seen leaving his home on Wimbledon Street at around 5 p.m.


Police said Ruiz suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.

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Investigators also released a photo of Ruiz’s white Toyota pickup truck that he was last seen driving.

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Anyone who sees Ruiz or his truck is asked to call the Kissimmee Police Department at 407-847-0176.

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