Phoenix police Detective Marianne Ramirez explains the process of reporting a person missing, and describes common misconceptions and important details to be aware of during the situation. Sean Logan/azcentral

A 76-year-old man was found Saturday evening after going missing from his Phoenix home on Friday, police reported.

The man left to travel to Mohave County on Friday and had not been heard from since as of Saturday afternoon, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

The man was eventually spotted in Mohave County by the Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter after his truck became stuck.

He was later found in good health by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team.¬†


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