UPDATE: Elderly man missing in New Bedford found safe

By: Dee DeQuattro

Email: ddequattro@abc6.com

Twitter: @deedequattro

UPDATE: Mr. Ventura has been found safe, officials aren't saying where he was found just yet. He was taken to a nearby hospital to be checked out.

A 71-year-old man is missing in New Bedford after it is believed he went on a walk Sunday afternoon and did not return.

Eduardo Ventura was last seen in his home Sunday afternoon. His wife said she woke up from a nap and her husband was missing. He left his car, keys, and wallet behind.

Ventura is described as standing 5'9″ tall, heavy set, and weighing over 200 pounds. He is Portuguese and was last seen wearing jeans and a plaid shirt.

His family said he has a history of diabetes and had a quadruple bypass surgery 4 years ago.

If anyone has information, please contact the New Bedford Police Department Detectives at 508-991-6300 x320 or Anonymous tip line at (508)961-4584.

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