Tempe police need help finding missing man

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Tempe police is calling on the public to help find a man who wandered off from a community care facility early Friday afternoon.

Evaristo Quiriarte, 47, was last seen by staff members around 1:30 p.m. in the area of Broadway and Fair in Tempe. Evaristo is mentally disabled and suffers from schizophrenia.

Quiriarte is described as Hispanic. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 189 pounds. He has brown eyes and short, black balding hair. 

He was last seen wearing a black or blue polo shirt with tan horizontal stripes. He also has a thin mustache and beard.

Tempe Patrol officers continue to search for Evaristo; Tempe Communications has alerted law enforcement agencies and hospitals across the metro area.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Tempe Police Department at 480-350-8311 or your local police department.

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