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Silver Alert canceled for missing Seminole man

UPDATE: Officials have canceled a Silver Alert issued Friday for a missing Seminole man.

Deputies found Charles Anastasio, 91, who has dementia, early Saturday morning.

He was spotted about 2:30 a.m. driving on Gulf Boulevard in Indian Rocks Beach. Pinellas Sheriff's deputies pulled him over.

Authorities said he is in good health but was confused. His family picked him up and took him home.

SEMINOLE — Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing man who has dementia.

Authorities issued a Silver Alert on Friday afternoon for Charles Anastasio, 91, of 8126 112th St. N, Apt. 105.

Anastasio was last seen driving away from his house in a 2008 Honda Accord at about 12:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The car is dark gray and has a license plate of E71-6VW.

Deputies determined that Anastasio made a deposit shortly after 2 p.m. at Bank of America, 6514 Ridge Road in Port Richey.

Relatives told authorities Anastasio moved from New Port Richey to Seminole three weeks ago. Anyone who sees Anastasio is asked to call 911.

Silver Alert canceled for missing Seminole man 08/19/11 [Last modified: Saturday, August 20, 2011 10:20am]
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