UPDATE: Alden Reader has been located and is safe.
Deputies are searching for an 82-year-old Golden Gate Estates man who hasn’t been seen since he left his house on his way to the grocery store Friday morning.
Detectives said Alden Reader was last seen leaving his residence on 25th Street Northwest in a beige four-door 2001 Mercury passenger car with the license plate number B820ES around 11 a.m.. He told his wife he was driving to Sweetbay supermarket.
He hasn’t been seen or heard from since, detectives said.
Detectives said Reader is described as 6 feet tall and 175 pounds with gray hair and grayish hazel eyes. He was wearing green shorts and a Florida Gators T-shirt.
Anyone with information on Reader’s whereabouts is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300.