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Man, 67, missing in New Tampa

Posted at 1:00 PM, Apr 03, 2016

Tampa police have issued a missing person alert for 67-year-old Jerome N. Connley, who lives in New Tampa.

Authorities said it is important to locate Connley as soon as possible because he has dementia and PTSD.

Conneley was last seen about 2 p.m. Saturday when he left his New Tampa apartment  to drive to the store. He did not return.

His car was found at New Tampa Nature Park off Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, with his wallet and cell phone still in the vehicle, a Tampa Police Department news release states.

A ground and air search are under way in New Tampa Sunday.

Conneley is black, about 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark green University of South Florida and olive-colored shorts.

Police said anyone with information on Connley's whereabouts should contact the Tampa Police Department or dial 911.