Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Missing Golden Gate Man Found

UPDATE: Meliton Almendarez has been located and is safe.

Original post:

Deputies are looking for a 74-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease who has been missing since 9:45 a.m. today.

Meliton Almendarez was last seen leaving his residence, walking west on 23rd Avenue Southwest in Golden Gate.

Almendarez is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and 150 pounds with salt-and-pepper hair and a gray mustache. He was wearing black pants and a short-sleeve yellow print shirt.

Deputies say Almendarez, who only speaks Spanish, does not have access to car keys or a cell phone.

Deputies are asking anyone who may have seen Almendarez to call CCSO at 793-9300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477.