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UPDATE: Missing Arroyo Grande man located safe

Andrew Romero 1
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office
Andrew Daniel Romero, 23, Arroyo Grande
Andrew Romero 2
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office
Andrew Daniel Romero, 23, Arroyo Grande

UPDATE: An Arroyo Grande man who was last seen Saturday was located on Monday by the Ventura Police Department.

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office said the man, who lives in rural Arroyo Grande, was found safe. The sheriff's office thanked the public and partners in law enforcement for cooperation in helping locate the man.

ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. - The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a missing, at-risk man from rural Arroyo Grande.

23-year-old Andrew Daniel Romero was reported missing out of Arroyo Grande on Sunday and may be having a mental health crisis.

Romero was last seen in rural Arroyo Grande on Saturday, Jan. 2, around 4 p.m. and was reportedly driving a black 4-door 2009 Ford Focus with license plate 6GDP283. The vehicle is described as having faded paint and visible bodywork on the rear bumper.

Romero is described as being a Hispanic man who is 5-foot-3 and weighs about 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing grey sweatpants and a light blue hoodie.

Deputies said Romero did not have shoes, a wallet or phone with him when he disappeared.

Some reports say he may have been traveling to a beach in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara or Monterey County.

If anyone sees Romero or knows where he might be, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 805-781-4550.

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