A Connecticut man reported missing six years ago has been reunited with his family after a police officer found him wandering on Long Island's East End.
Police said Thursday that the officer bought Euripides Cruz lunch after finding him in Southampton on July 10.
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They say then, acting "on a hunch," the officer searched his name online.
He found Cruz was reported missing from Waterbury, Connecticut, July 8, 2008.
Veronica Cruz told Newsday that her uncle is schizophrenic and a former heroin user. The family believes he traveled to New York in part because of voices he heard in his head.
Police believe the 60-year-old Cruz had been going from town to town on Long Island for much of the time he was missing.
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