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Special Needs Student Missing from Cañada

The 20-year-old was last seen on foot at 11:30 a.m.

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to be on the look out for 20-year-old Roz Sarmiento. He was last seen today at 11:30 a.m. at , 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard.

The alert said that Sarmiento is a special needs student with the mental capacity of a 12-year-old. He is 4’10”, weighs 200 lbs. and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing a black and white zippered sweatshirt and grey basketball shorts.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking everyone to check their property and call 911 with any information about the missing person.

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billyjames February 01, 2012 at 07:29 PM
He was found and he's ok.
Stacie Chan (Editor) February 01, 2012 at 11:40 PM
Great news!! Will post an update. Billy, how did you hear about this so I can include the official source of this information?
Stacie Chan (Editor) February 02, 2012 at 01:20 AM
Hi Billy, I just got off the phone with Detective Marcus Gathwright, and he said that the man was spotted on the campus, but wasn't there when officers responded to the call. Investigators are still looking for him and are quite concerned because he does have several medical issues. So keep your eyes peeled!
Mike Celeste February 02, 2012 at 05:14 PM
celestem@smccd.edu to me show details 9:08 AM (5 minutes ago) A missing 20-year-old special-needs Canada College student was found safe early Thursday morning after authorities had been searching for him since Tuesday, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Roz Sarmiento, who lives in South San Francisco, has been reunited with his family this morning after he was reported missing Tuesday afternoon from Canada College, located at 4200 Farm Hill Blvd. in Redwood City. Stanford Medical Center officials called the sheriff's office around 4 a.m. and said Sarmiento had walked into the emergency room alone and check himself in, according to sheriff's officials. Deputies responded to the hospital and found Sarmiento in good condition, according to the sheriff's office. Sarmiento was reported missing after he was last seen on campus leaving class for lunch around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to sheriff's officials Mike Celeste Director of Public Safety San Mateo County Community College District 1700 West Hillsdale Blvd, Building 1 San Mateo, CA 94402 celestem@smccd.edu http://www.smccd.edu/publicsafety/
Stacie Chan (Editor) February 02, 2012 at 08:07 PM
Thank you Mike for alerting us! So many of us in the community were concerned about Roz's safety.

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