UPDATE 1:48: Someone who recognized Larwa from media reports called police after seeing him near Warwick Blvd., authorities reported Friday afternoon.

He has been returned safely to the assisted living facility, police said.

NEWPORT NEWS-The search is on to find a man missing from an assisted living facility in Newport News.

41-year-old Stanley Larwa was last seen around 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Hilton Plaza Assisted Living Facility at 311 Main Street.

Police say they were told of his disappearance around 1:00 a.m. Friday.

Larwa is about 5'11' tall, weighs approximately 305 pounds, has black, medium length hair, dark eyes and a long mustache. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, dark sweatpants and white tennis shoes.

Police tell he is without his medication.

Anyone who has seen Larwa or knows where he can be found should call Newport News Police Communications at (757) 247-2500 or police in their city.

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