UPDATE: The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday night that Pedro Galan, 78, had been located safe and was returned to family.
ORIGINAL STORY: A 78-year-old Reedley man is missing and the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating him.
Pedro Galan left a home near Manning and Alta avenues east of Reedley on Friday around 6 p.m, according to a news release.
He was last seen heading to a nearby store with his black, white and brown pit bull named Donnie.
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Galan suffers from dementia, deputies say, adding that it causes him to lose his sense of direction.
He was last seen wearing a blue plaid shirt, black pants and black dress shoes.
The sheriff’s office search-and-rescue team is actively looking for Galan, the news release says.