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Missing 81-year-old found safe in San Marino

Donald Smith, 81, of Pomona was reported missing on Friday afternoon after he was last seen leaving a CVS pharmacy. He was found by police early Sunday morning, asleep in his car in San Marino.

October 24, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An 81-year-old man who was reported missing in the Pomona area was found safe in San Marino early Sunday morning.Donald Smith had apparently run out of gas, fell asleep in his car and was spotted by police.

Smith was last seen driving away from a CVS store on Friday afternoon.

Police said Smith has shown early signs of dementia and needs daily medication.

How he got to San Marino is not known.

Smith has been reunited with his family.