Deputies search for missing Palmetto man who may need medical treatment

Missing person
Posted at 11:22 AM, Apr 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-12 11:22:00-04

MANATEE CO., Fla. (WWSB) -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is reporting a missing/endangered adult.

Johnnie Archer, a Palmetto resident, was reported missing by a family member on April 11. He was last seen two weeks ago.

Archer was previously diagnosed with cancer and recently made a comment that he is tired of his treatments and wishes to be with his mother, who is deceased.

Several weeks ago, Archer had surgery and has a wound that may need medical treatment. He did not take a vehicle.

Anyone with information on Archer's whereabouts is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011.