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Tampa man, 34, missing and presumed to be in danger

TAMPA — A 34-year-old man has been missing since Tuesday night after leaving his house to pick up food for his wife, police said.

Emilio J. Martinez-Rodriguez left his home, 2125 Dallas Avenue W, about 6:30 p.m. Police said Martinez-Rodriguez may have returned home but didn't make it into the house. His wife called police at 9 p.m. and reported him missing.

Police believe he is in danger, but did not explain why. He was described as 6 feet with an olive complexion, short brown hair, brown eyes and a goatee. He has tattoos of a cross on his lower back, a heart with tribal designs on the back of his left shoulder and Japanese characters on his right bicep.

Martinez-Rodriguez left in a 2007 four-door gray Toyota with tinted windows, police said. The vehicle has a Tampa Bay Buccaneer license plate, tag number B2AKC, and there is damage to the car's fender and front passenger door on the right side. The car is lowered with normal-sized chrome rims.

Anyone with information can call Tampa police at (813) 231-6130.

Tampa man, 34, missing and presumed to be in danger 12/16/10 [Last modified: Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:38pm]
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