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31-year-old Benjamin Aaron Karp located at Pismo State Beach North Campground

31-year-old Benjamin Aaron Karp.

31-year-old Benjamin Aaron Karp located at Pismo State Beach North Campground

–On Sunday afternoon, the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office was notified that State Park Rangers at the Pismo State Beach North Beach Campground in Pismo Beach had safely located escaped at-risk mental health patient, 31-year-old Benjamin Aaron Karp.

Karp had escaped the San Luis Obispo County Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) in the city of San Luis Obispo Saturday morning wearing only blue scrubs and no shoes. A BOL (Be On the Lookout) warning was issued to all law enforcement agencies in the county.

Karp was taken into custody without incident and will be transported to San Luis Obispo County Jail.

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News staff of the Paso Robles Daily News wrote and edited this story from local contributors and press releases. Scott Brennan is the publisher of this newspaper and founder of Access Publishing. Connect with him on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or follow his blog. He can be reached at scott@pasoroblesdailynews.com.