Surrey RCMP is looking for a missing senior Ernesto Valdez, 76, who has been “showing signs of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s.” Police say he was last seen in the 11200-block of 132nd Street at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP is looking for a missing senior Ernesto Valdez, 76, who has been “showing signs of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s.” Police say he was last seen in the 11200-block of 132nd Street at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Missing person

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say senior has been found

Police were looking for Ernesto Valdez, 76, who was last seen on June 3

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say he has been found

Surrey RCMP is looking for a missing senior who has been “showing signs of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s.”

Ernesto Valdez, 76, was last seen at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday (June 3) in the 11200-block of 132nd Street, according to a release from Surrey RCMP early Friday morning (June 4).

Surrey RCMP said he was wearing a red jacket, black pants and a black polo shirt.

Police said Valdez “may be confused and disoriented as his health has been declining recently,” and he has been “showing signs of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s.”

Valdez may be in New Westminster as he also frequents Royal City Mall and the surrounding area, police said.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of this person is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or solvecrime.ca.



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