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Missing Redding man found safe

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office has found a missing Redding man that is considered at risk.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 10:38 AM
Updated: Mar 21, 2019 2:52 PM

UPDATE 2:51 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 - The Shasta County Sheriff's Office found Howard Albrecker safe. 


REDDING, Calif. - The Redding Police Department is searching for a man that is missing and also considered at risk.

Authorities say Howard Albrecker left his home in Redding on Wednesday, March 20, to go to the local post office. He never returned. 

Albrecker was last seen on surveillance video Thursday morning at a gas station in Red Bluff. 

Police say he has stomach cancer and is possibly suffering from early onset dementia. 

Howard is 72-years-old, 5'7", 120 pounds with white hair and blue eyes. 

He is driving a red 2015 Toyota RAV 4, with California License 7NDX624. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Redding Police Department at (530) 225-4200. 

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