Update 2 a.m. - The couple has been found safely in Kern County and will be reunited with their family, the Sheriff Department reports.
By Liz Alper
January 11, 2016 (Santee) - Sheriff's deputies in Santee are urging the public to be on the lookout for a missing elderly couple, KUSI reports.
The couple, Marlin Stewart, 88, and his wife Norma Stewart, 81, left their home and were last seen driving a 2003 silver Monte Carlo. They were reported missing today by Norma's sister Bonnie Harker.
The license plate number on the car is 5ELG531. It is a California license plate.
Marlin is 5 feet, 5 inches, weighs 120 pounds and has gray hair and brown eyes. Norma is 5 feet, 3 inches, weighs 115 pounds and also has gray hair and brown eyes.
The Sheriff's Department reports that the couple suffers from beginning stages of dementia and have gone missing in the past. Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Knuteson of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department at (619) 956-4037.