Missing Valrico man found safe

Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – UPDATE | Authorities say a 74-year-old man Valrico who was the subject of a Silver Alert Monday has been found.

Gregory Crawford was located Tuesday in Manatee County, according to deputies.

Further information was not available.

ORIGINAL STORY | The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has issued a silver alert for a missing Valrico man.

Deputies say, Gregory Crawford, 74, was last seen leaving the Diamond Hill Golf Club at 2:00 p.m. on Monday driving south on Dover Road, south of Highway 60 in his 2019 blue Ford Escape.

Crawford’s wife called the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 3:55 p.m., when Crawford still hadn’t returned home.

Crawford has been diagnosed with dementia and is on medication, which can cause him to become drowsy.

Crawford’s blue Ford Escape has an Ontario, Canada tag, AVFL686. It also has a Disney Passholder sticker on the rear window.

Deputies say Crawford does not have a cell phone on him and no units were able to locate him after circulating the nearby area for him.

If you have any information call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200.

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