Authorities have located a missing 80-year old man in Carlsbad.
Edward Matson was found safe Thursday and returned to his family.
Police first asked for the public's help in finding him Wednesday. Matson suffers from dementia and has diminished cognitive skills.
He is approximately 5-feet 8-inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, has thinning gray hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a boonie hat, white shirt with a flower print, tan shorts and was carrying a briefcase.
Police initially believed he may be heading to northern California, possibly to the Bay Area.