Missing Winter Haven man found safe

Polk County

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – UPDATE | Authorities have canceled a Silver Alert that was issued for a missing Winter Haven man.

Deputies said 81-year-old Hillery Branam was found safe in Brevard County.

Further information was not available.

ORIGINAL STORY | The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has activated a Silver Alert in an effort to locate a missing Winter Haven man who suffers from dementia.

Hillery Branam, 81, left his home on Avenue A in the Wahneta area around 4 p.m. Wednesday. He is believed to be driving a 2018 silver Chevrolet Equinox SUV. Deputies said the vehicle has scratches on the hood and a small dent on a bumper on the rear driver’s side.

A photo of Branam was included in the notice. He is white, 5 feet 8 inches and has gray hair, and was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, suspenders and glasses.

Deputies are asking anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to call Sgt. Lawton at 863-280-0510, or the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.

LATEST STORIES:

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss