JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - UPDATE, 5/16/19, 3 p.m.: The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said 72-year-old Albert Hughes has been located and is safe.
FOUND!— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) May 16, 2019
Missing man Albert Hughes has been located and is safe. A citizen tip led us to an area that we began searching. During that search he was located.
Thank you to everyone in the community that assisted and helped us locate Mr. Hughes. https://t.co/tPbND9cck6
Original story below:
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for Albert Hughes, 72, who was last seen Wednesday morning being picked up by a Z-trip driver at 9:15 a.m. in the 3200 block of North Myrtle Avenue.
Hughes has a mental incapacitation, does not communicate well and becomes disoriented and confused, according to JSO.
Missing Man - Please RT— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) May 16, 2019
Mental incapacitations, disoriented, and confused
6’0, 250 pounds
Brown eyes, gray hair
Last seen wearing: multi-colored shirt, gray sweatpants
904-630-0500 if you know his whereabouts or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. pic.twitter.com/qGQNVe5npz
A witness who saw him being picked up said that whoever picked him up was not the regular driver, and police say Z-Trip has no record of any other driver picking up Hughes.
Hughes is said to be 6 feet tall and weighs 250 pounds. He has brown eyes and gray hair.
He was last seen wearing a multi-colored shirt and gray sweatpants.
Anyone who knows Hughes' whereabouts or who has seen him since 9:15 a.m. Thursday, is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office right away at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.
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