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St. Petersburg police seek 72-year-old man with Alzheimer's

Johnny Lee Watts was last seen at his 2326 23rd St. S home about 2 p.m. Monday. He hadn’t been found as of early Tuesday.

St. Petersburg Police Department

Johnny Lee Watts was last seen at his 2326 23rd St. S home about 2 p.m. Monday. He hadn’t been found as of early Tuesday.

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are looking for a 72-year-old St. Petersburg man with Alzheimer's who went missing Monday.

Johnny Lee Watts was last seen at his 2326 23rd St. S home about 2 p.m. Monday. He hadn't been found as of early Tuesday.

Watts is a black man, 5 feet 10 inches, 152 pounds with salt and pepper hair, a little mustache and brown eyes. He is missing some front teeth, police said.

Watts was last seen wearing a short, rust brown leather coat, brown pants, brown shoes and red hospital socks. He was also wearing a baseball cap with the letter "B" on it.

Watts also has high blood pressure and is diabetic. He was released from the hospital Monday morning.

Police said Watts shuffles his feet when he walks and has limited communication skills. He may only be able to give his first name.

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