Police: Elderly Rohnert Park couple found safe Central California

Nov 11, 2015 12:59 PM by News Staff

PASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California have found an 85-year-old man and his 90-year-old wife who went missing over the weekend.

KNTV reports Wednesday that Sam and Maria Walko were found at a hotel in Paso Robles.

Prior to being found on Tuesday, the Walkos were last seen withdrawing a large amount of money from their bank.

The ordeal started on Saturday afternoon when crews went to their home of for a medical call.

Police say the medical issue appeared to have passed. But crews contacted the couple's son, who lives in Europe, and recommended that Maria Walko go to a hospital.

The following day, the son called police to say he couldn't reach his parents. They never showed up at the hospital. Officers went to the couple's home, but found no sign of them or their car.


Information from: KNTV-TV.

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