Silver Alert canceled, missing Sarasota County man found safe

Posted at 9:36 AM, Apr 29, 2017

UPDATE | Richard Foellmer, who was missing from Osprey, was found overnight and is safe, Sarasota sheriff's officials said. 

ORIGINAL STORY | A Silver Missing Person Alert has been issued for a Sarasota County man who has dementia, officials said.

Richard Foellmer of Osprey was reported missing shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said.

He left his residence in the 600 block of Crane Prairie Way in Osprey driving a 2005 dark gray Lexus SUV, with Florida license tag 4160HB. 

Foellmer is described as having white hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a black tank top and green cargo shorts. 

Sheriff's deputies are asking anyone with information to contact the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office's front desk at (941) 861-4260 or call the sheriff's office's non-emergency number at (941) 316-1201.