• Jacksonville police: 72-year-old man found safe

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    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.

    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. 

    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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