San Diego Sheriff's cruiser
A San Diego Sheriff’s cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

Authorities Wednesday were searching for a 47-year-old man whose family reported last seeing him two days before Christmas in Potrero.

Christopher Paul Parkhurst was last seen Dec. 23 at a home on Horizon View Drive in Potrero, a rural community north of Tecate and west of Campo, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Parkhurst is diabetic and recently suffered a stroke, sheriff’s officials said. He is not believed to be driving a vehicle.

He is described as a 5-foot-5 white man who weighs about 120 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. He had facial hair when he was last seen and was wearing oversized jeans.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 858-565-5200.

–City News Service