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Missing 78-year-old Lakeland man found safe

Posted at 4:39 AM, Feb 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-22 20:03:59-05

LAKELAND, Fla. —A 78-year-old Lakeland man was found safe after a silver alert was issued.

John Mahoney, 78, was last seen in the area of the 5000 block of Rock Dove Loop in Lakeland. He was last seen wearing a flannel shirt and jeans. 

Mahoney is 6-feet tall and weighs approximately 215 pounds. He has a short and a gray beard.

He may be traveling in a 2000, white Chrysler 200, with Florida tag number 229RCI.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office or call 911 immediately.