CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was found safe late Sunday after going missing for hours in Rogers Park, amid concerns that he could be in need of serious medical attention.
Matthew La Luz, 32, had been missing from the 1500 block of West Thome Avenue, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Frost Advisory Along And North Of I-88
A friend, Gerald Farinas, reported on Facebook that La Luz went missing since 1 a.m. Sunday, and said his white Dodge sedan was found at Clark and Howard streets.READ MORE: Plan For High-Rise Development Has Some Oak Park Residents Fired Up
Farinas reported La Luz had been spotted earlier Sunday near the Honeybear Café, 7036 N. Clark St. La Luz has Type 1 diabetes and may be suffering from temporary dementia from his need of insulin, Farinas reported.
Farinas was concerned that La Luz could be in need of life-saving medical attention.MORE NEWS: ONLY ON 2: Mother Speaks After 7-Year-Old Griffith, Indiana Boy Was Run Over By Car; He Remains Hospitalized
Police on Sunday night said La Luz had returned home safely.