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Scottsdale man missing for 1 week found safe

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Leonard Sperling (Source: Scottsdale Police Department) Leonard Sperling (Source: Scottsdale Police Department)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

Scottsdale police said Sunday a man who had been missing for one week phoned his wife from Las Vegas and said he was OK.

Leonard Sperling, 39, was discovered missing by his wife who awoke around midnight Nov. 3 to find her husband gone from their home in the 9100 block of E. Poinsettie Drive, officers said.

Police said Sperling suffers from severe paranoia and is not taking his medication.

The man's wife asked a friend to fly to Las Vegas, meet with him and drive back home, police said. 

When he arrived back in the Valley, Sperling checked himself into a local behavioral health facility. officers said.

Thanks to all who were actively working to assist SPD in locating Leonard.

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