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UPDATE: critical missing 85-year-old Barstow man found safe

UPDATE: Gus was located safely.

BARSTOW, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The public’s help is needed in locating a critical missing 85-year-old man recently diagnosed with Dementia.

Augustus Blocksom or more commonly known as “Gus” was reported missing on Monday, July 1, 2019, at about 4:00 pm.

Gus was last seen on foot walking away from his residence in the 1500 block of De Anza street in the City of Barstow.

“Prior to leaving his residence, Blocksom stated that he was “clocking out of work and going home,” stated a missing person flyer from the Barstow Police Department.

Gus was wearing a bright blue shirt, tan shorts, with a red cane. He’s 5’10”, 217 lbs., with white hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information that may lead to his location is asked to contact Officer B. Pena or the Barstow Police Department at 760-256-2211.

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