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Moreno Valley Man, 89, Who Went Missing Found Safe

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Leonard Otterberg, 89, was reported missing on Thursday, June 17, 2014. (Credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

An 89-year-old Moreno Valley man who had gone missing was found safe on Wednesday, authorities said.

The Moreno Valley Police Department responded to a missing person report in the 14800 block of Bluebriar Street (map) Tuesday, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department news release.

The department conducted a search for Leonard Otterberg, who was described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing about 125 pounds, last seen wearing a tan shirt, tan shorts and tan straw hat.

Otterberg was located on an RTA bus at the Moreno Valley Mall about 10:30  a.m. Wednesday and was in good health. He was reunited with his family members, the Sheriff’s Department stated on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.

Correction: An earlier version of this story gave incorrect information about when Otterberg was reported missing and when the Sheriff’s Department issued a news release. The post has been updated.

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