Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Pinellas Park police say elderly man found safe, unharmed

UPDATE: Vito Delvecchio, an elderly Pinellas Park man, has been found safe and unharmed, police said Wednesday. Delvecchio, 83, was reported missing Tuesday morning after he didn't return home from a walk.

PINELLAS PARK — Police are seeking the public's help in locating an 83-year-old Pinellas Park man who left home Tuesday morning and hasn't been seen since.

Vito Delvecchio left for a walk at about 9 a.m. in the 8500 block of 52nd Street N, police said. When he didn't return home, his fiance reported him missing.

Delvecchio suffers from dementia and other medical conditions that require medication, police said. He is 5-feet, 9-inches tall, about 150 pounds, with gray hair and a mustache and brown eyes. Delvecchio has a scar above his left eye.

When he was last seen, Delvecchio wore a navy blue Korean War veterans cap, a blue plaid button-up shirt with a white undershirt, blue jeans and black leather shoes.

Anyone with information on Delvecchio's whereabouts is asked to call Pinellas Park police at (727) 541-0758.

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