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Missing Clearwater man found; Silver Alert canceled

CLEARWATER — Authorities have canceled a Silver Alert issued late Saturday night for a missing 78-year-old man suffering from dementia.

Howard Leshana, of Clearwater, was found around 9 a.m. in Hillsborough County near U.S. 301 and Big Bend Road.

Leshana, of 2419 Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, No. 1016, was found "in good condition" and was reunited with his wife, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

He was last seen around 8 p.m. Saturday. Family members searched for him for about two hours, then reported him missing when they couldn't find him.

Authorities did not release details about how he was located.

Missing Clearwater man found; Silver Alert canceled 12/19/10 [Last modified: Sunday, December 19, 2010 11:01am]
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