DANA POINT – An 18-year-old man was found today after he had been missing since Tuesday night, officials said.
Robert Nathaniel Manalo was reported missing after he did not go back to his home is southeastern San Diego, according to a statement released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities said they found Manalo at South Shores Church, 32712 Crown Valley Pkwy., on Saturday.
“He just chose not to go home,” Sgt. Joe Balicki said.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department became involved in the investigation when Manalo’s 2002 Toyota truck was found abandoned in San Juan Capistrano.
“We had 40 cops out there looking for him today,” Balicki said.
Manalo was not injured and the San Diego Police Department has been notified of his whereabouts.
By ALYSSA DURANTY/ THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
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