The San Diego Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 23-year-old schizophrenic man who ran away from a behavioral health facility.
Lawrence “Lorenzo” Araujo was last seen at 1:55 p.m. Saturday, running away from the staff of the facility at 5550 University Avenue, police said.
Araujo is a diagnosed schizophrenic and has the mental capacity of a 4- year-old, police said. He is known to throw items and has the potential to become combative, they said.
Araujo has no family in the area, no possible locations to go to or access to vehicles and he does not know how to use public transportation, police said.
He is described as Hispanic or white, 6 feet tall, 173 pounds, with a light complexion, brown eyes, brown hair and a thin mustache.
He was last seen wearing a dark baseball hat, dark blue sweatshirt, black shorts and long white socks.
Anyone with information on Araujo’s whereabouts was asked to call San Diego Police at (619) 531-2000.
— City News Service
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