UPDATED: Union City police searching for 58-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease


The Union City Police Department said about an hour ago that the missing 58-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been “found in [the] Bayonne hospital.”

Baltazar Guzman-Ortiz. Photo courtesy of Union City Police Department.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“Be on the look out for one of our missing residents with Alzheimer’s who was seen yesterday around 4 p.m. near his home in Union City, New Jersey,” the UCPD posted on Facebook about an hour ago.

The missing person Baltazar Guzman-Ortiz, 58, suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.

Authorities say two possible destinations are within the vicinity of 20-25th Street near Bergenline Avenue in Union City and/or Summit Avenue in Jersey City.

Officials ask that anyone with any information on Guzman-Ortiz to please contact the Union City Police Department 201-865-1111 or 201-348-5790.

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