NAPA COUNTY (CBS SF) — An autistic man who went missing Wednesday afternoon was found safe at a bus station in Napa the same day, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.
Sheriff’s Capt. Doug Pike said someone spotted 55-year-old Austin Francis Blake around noon on a VINE Transit bus in Solano County that was heading to Napa.READ MORE: UPDATE: Atmospheric River Crashes Onshore; Flood Warning Issued For Napa, Sonoma Counties
Sheriff’s personnel met the bus at the Napa bus station on Burnell Street around 12:45 p.m. and confirmed Blake was on board, Pike said.
VINE Transit serves St. Helena, Yountville, Calistoga, Napa and American Canyon and runs an express bus to Suisun City and Fairfield.READ MORE: Atmospheric River Whipped Winds Roar Through Bay Area; Toppling Dozens Of Drought-Weakened Trees
Blake was last seen leaving the Veterans Home of California in Yountville around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
He was considered at-risk because of his autism and need for daily medication.MORE NEWS: Atmospheric River: PG&E Crews Respond to Widespread Bay Area Outages
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