**UPDATE: Missing at risk adult Sotero Diaz has been safely located, And is being reunited with his family in Madera.**
Sotero Diaz was last seen leaving his residence in the Bonadelle Ranchos area in Madera around 3:45a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, and has not been seen or heard from by his family since.
Sotero has dementia and is unfamiliar with the area, says the Sheriff’s Office.
He departed in his vehicle along with his Maltese dog. He left his home without his wallet, cell phone, cash or credit/debit cards.
He wears prescription eyeglasses and was last seen wearing a tan sweater (as shown in the attached photo).
He is traveling in a red 2018 Hyundai Kona SUV, California license plate 8CMW195.
If anyone has information relating to this case, please contact the Madera County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 675-7770. If you see Sotero, please call 911.