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Sheriff’s department searching for missing man in Walnut Grove

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who left a wedding reception in Walnut Grove on Saturday and never returned.

Sergeant Tony Turnbull said in a release that Prasad Moparti, 55, was reported missing by his family members after he left on foot from a wedding reception at Grand Island Mansion in Walnut Grove at about 4 p.m. Saturday. Moparti arrived from India in January and doesn’t know the area well, police said.

Moparti is 5 ft. 10 in. tall and weighs approximately 180 lbs, according to the Sheriff’s department. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115.

Ellen Garrison: 916-321-1920, @EllenGarrison