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Update: Missing Elk Grove man, 87, found safe, police say

Jose Lepe, 87, has been found safe after disappearing Wednesday, Elk Grove police said early Thursday.
Jose Lepe, 87, has been found safe after disappearing Wednesday, Elk Grove police said early Thursday. Elk Grove Police Department

An "at risk" 87-year-old man who disappeared in Elk Grove on Wednesday has been found safe, police reported early Thursday.

A news release from the Elk Grove Police Department said Jose Lepe, has been reunited with his family. Lepe, who family and friends said may be suffering from dementia, was reported missing Wednesday after he drove away from his residence around 11 a.m., police said.

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