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Arden Arcade man deemed at-risk due to circumstances surrounding disappearance

Miguel Melendez-Galindo
Miguel Melendez-Galindo Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department

Sacramento sheriff’s officials ask the public’s help in locating a 26-year-old man reported missing from the Arden Arcade area.

Miguel Melendez-Galindo was reported missing by his mother after she went to his home in the 800 block of Fulton Avenue, south of Northrop Avenue, on Thursday and found circumstances that were inconsistent with his normal living conditions, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. Melendez-Galindo’s family last heard from him about 7:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff’s investigators consider him to be at-risk because of the circumstances surrounding his disappearance, the news release said. They did not elaborate on the circumstances.

Melendez-Galindo is described as Hispanic, with short brown hair and brown eyes. He is about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. It is not known what he was wearing when he left home, and none of his vehicles are missing, the news releases said.

Anyone with information regarding Melendez-Galindo’s whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 916-874-5115.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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