Area law enforcement officers joined in a countywide search Dec. 20 for a 76-year-old man found unharmed on Longboat Key.
The man went missing from a Target store on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail. Surveillance video showed the man walking out of the store at 12:50 p.m., according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
He was found hours later on Longboat Key, where police received a call at about 5:30 p.m. Dec. 20 about a man lying on the ground along Gulf of Mexico Drive.
The MCSO reported that the man sometimes suffers memory loss and becomes disoriented. His wife said he also easily fatigues.