UPDATE: According to East Palo police, Pesa Tupa, an East Palo Alto resident, found Watisoni Taubale Wednesday and took him into his home and cared for him until he could find out where Taubale lived. Taubale returned home Friday morning, according to police.
East Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly man who went missing Wednesday.
Watisoni Taubale walked out of his home around 10 a.m. Wednesday to go for a walk but did not return. Family members reported him missing about 12 hours later, police said.
The family members said Watisoni frequently goes on long walks around his neighborhood. He suffers from dementia but knows his full name and speaks fluent English, according to police.
Anyone who sees Watisoni is asked to contact East Palo Alto police at 650-853-3160.