Family of missing man asks publics help

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PHOENIX – A South Phoenix family is asking the public for their help to find a missing father who vanished when he left home to go grocery shopping.

Rudy G. Juarez, a truck driver from Phoenix, left his home on Wednesday with a shopping list and some coupons to buy produce for his mother. That’s the last time anybody saw him.

When Juarez still had not returned home Friday, his already concerned family took the next step and contacted the Phoenix Police Department.

According to a lawyer who is acting as a spokesman for the family, nobody is aware of any reason Juarez why might have left without telling his family where he was going.

“The items that are still in his bedroom today don’t indicate that he was leaving for any more than just a couple of hours,” said Adrián Fontes Sunday evening. “His clothing, his travel bag, his blood pressure monitor and his prescription medication are all in the same place he left them when he actually left the house on Wednesday.”

The family said Juarez has missed several important family gatherings.

According to Fontes, Juarez does not suffer from any mental health issue to the family’s knowledge. He does, however, take medication to stabilize his blood pressure and blood chemistry. He also has a medical condition that requires him to eat frequent meals.

Juarez was last seen driving his silver Ford F-150 pickup truck.

No detailed description of Juarez was provided, but the above picture was taken earlier this month.

If you see Juarez or have any information about his whereabouts, you’re asked to call either 911 or the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151, and reference case number 2011-00908626.