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Update: Missing Citrus Heights man found safe

Carlos Arvizu
Carlos Arvizu Citrus Heights Police

A 57-year-old Citrus Heights man who was reported missing Monday has been found safe.

Carlos Arvizu, who was considered at risk because of a past traumatic brain injury, was found shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Citrus Heights police said.

Police were contacted by a citizen who spotted Arvizu walking in the area of San Juan Avenue and recognized him from missing person reports on social media and television. The individual provided Arvizu with water until officers arrived. Police said Arvizu did not require medical aid and was returned to his home.

Arvizu had left his home in the 8000 block of White Birch Court at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Mariam Baksh: 916-321-1673, @mariambaksh