Missing Ft. Myers man reunited with family in Tampa

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UPDATE: Tyriece Dillard was found in Tampa Monday after a HART driver notified police they noticed him riding the bus for a couple of hours.


FT. MYERS, Fla. (WFLA) — The Ft. Myers Police Department is searching for a missing, mentally challenged 35-year-old man last seen Friday night.

Tyriece Dillard’s aunt, Nicole Palmer, contacted News Channel 8 Monday morning saying her nephew went missing from his home in Ft. Myers and may be in the Tampa area.

The police department said Tyriece is mentally challenged and non-verbal. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has a short faded haircut and likes to wear hats.

Tyriece, who also goes by TY, was last seen wearing a black shirt and black shorts.

If you see or know the location of Mr. Dillard, please contact the Fort Myers Police at (239) 321-7700 or call 911.

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