SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Authorities are asking for help in finding the family of an elderly man with apparent memory issues who was found in North Sacramento.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says the man was found back in September. A bystander called authorities after noticing a man in a wheelchair who was in the hot sun in heavy clothing along the 6400 block of Channing Drive.READ MORE: Sacramento Sets Storm Record With Its Highest All-Time Rainfall Total Since 1880
With the help of a translator, deputies learned some information about the man – but noted that he was suffering from a memory loss-related illness.READ MORE: 'Never Been So Excited': Nonprofit Gets Unexpected Help As Storm Threatens Shelter
Still, authorities believe the man’s name may be Yan Moun, who was born in either January or April of 1926 in Cambodia. He possibly moved to the Sacramento area recently from Texas and was residing in Oak Park.
The man was taken to the hospital after being found and has remained there for treatment.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Atmospheric River: I-880 Shutdown, Flooded Roadways, Damaged Homes, Massive Rockslides In Storm's Wake
A search is now on for the man’s family. Anyone who recognizes him is urged to call the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115.