Man missing after leaving Waddell care center

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WADDELL, Ariz. – The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a 74-year-old man who was last seen at a care center in Waddell.

On May 1, Loren Francis Phillippi left the Twelve Oaks Care Home near Peoria and 159th avenues in his white Ford van with Arizona license plate AFK4591 possibly en route to California. He has not been seen since.

Phillippi was reported missing on Tuesday.

Phillippi has dementia and reportedly was undergoing methadone treatment.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 602-876-1602.