LAWRENCE – Family members of a 76 year old Lawrence man, Juan Bienvenido Paulino, say they are relieved that Mr. Paulino has been found safely late Thursday night after being missing since 11am, Thursday morning. Paluino has been diagnosed with dementia but his disappearance was due to his car breaking down.
Paulino is described as Hispanics 5’7″ and was last headed to the YMCA on Lawrence Street near the North Common. He drives a 2000, white Montero, license plate number 8287SJ. He has been a 40 year resident of Brook Street in Lawrence and is originally from the Dominican Republic and does not speak English but does understand it.
If any one spots him please contact 911 and may also reach the family at 978-397-1116.
“We are all very worried for him,” said Roberto Villalba who is dating Paulino’s granddaughter, Yajaira Paulino.
Villalba says that a police report has been filed with Lawrence and Methuen and that the family has also notified the North Andover and Andover Police Department.