Deputies locate missing Tampa man with dementia

Hillsborough County
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – UPDATE | Sylvester Myers, an 86-year-old man who was reported missing Friday has been located, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Further information was not immediately available. 

ORIGINAL STORY | A search is underway for a missing Tampa man who has dementia, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. 

Sylvester Myers, 86, left his home on Little River Drive at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday and never returned. 

Deputies said he does not have access to a vehicle and had left behind his wallet, cell phone and his medication, which he takes daily. 

Myers has a Tile Bluetooth tracking device with him, but it may be malfunctioning or the battery may be depleted, deputies said.

Those with information about his whereabouts are being asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200.

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