Missing North Las Vegas disabled man found

A disabled man who was missing who was missing for a day was found and returned to his North Las Vegas home Saturday.

Twenty-year-old Josue Parra-Meza had a short argument with his mother about 5 p.m. Friday and then vanished from a group home at 825 Beefeater Place, near Revere Street and West Gowan Road.

According to North Las Vegas police, Josue has Down syndrome. He has the mental capacity of a 10- or 12-year-old. He is afraid of police and the dark.

Police said the man was found and returned home safely just before 5.m. Saturday.

Contact reporter Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com or (702) 383-0381. Follow him on Twitter @WesJuhl.


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