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COLFAX, CA - A Colfax man who has been missing for more than 24 hours was found safe.

Ronald Russell, 76,was last seen walking away from his Colfax-area home about 9:30 a.m.Monday.

Russell, who lives on Sylvan Road in a remote part of the county outside of Colfax, gets confused and doesn't have any identification or money on him, said sheriff's spokesperson Dena Erwin.

Russell was found in Grass Valley by a citizen Tuesdayand was returned to his family safe. Erwin saidRussell has hitchhiked to Colfax and Grass Valley in the past.

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