UPDATE: Police announced on Thursday that the missing man, Rudy Rivera, was located.

NEW BRUNSWICK - City police today issued a plea for the public to help locate a missing New Brunswick man who authorities say faces a medical risk

Rudy Rivera, 42, was last seen in the area of 200 Somerset St., according to police.

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Rivera is described as five-feet, ten-inches tall, and weighing 200 pounds.

He was wearing a royal blue shirt and dark sweat pants.

Police said Rivera has not taken his medication, and that may make him appear to be disoriented or cause him to lose consciousness.

Authorities ask that anybody with information about Rivera's whereabouts and can help in locating him to call 911 or contact the police.