Hillsborough deputies locate missing endangered man with dementia

Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: Adkins has been located safely. Thank you for spreading the word.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office needs your help loacting a man who suffers from dementia.

Deputies say Thurmen Adkins, 81, who was last seen at approximately 11:54 a.m. on April 23, leaving the Fifth Third Bank located at 1020 N U.S. Highway 41 in Ruskin.

Adkins was last seen wearing a teal blue shirt, blue shorts, and tan moccasin shoes. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds with grey hair and green eyes.

Deputies say Adkins does not have his medications with him and was last seen driving a 2013 Silver Nissan Altima with Ohio tag 211YOJ. Deputies noted the vehicle’s left rear bumper is hanging from the vehicle from a previous crash

Anyone who locates Adkin is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200. 

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