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Deputies searching for missing and endangered 81-year-old man with dementia

Posted at 6:29 AM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 11:46:12-04

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office is searching for missing 81-year-old Leroy Banks who suffers from dementia.

Deputies say Banks left his Gadsden County home in the St Hebron Community around 3 p.m. on Monday and hasn’t been seen or heard from since.

He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, an orange beanie type hat and tan pants. Banks is described as being a slender man, with gray hair and brown eyes.

GCSO says their search and rescue team is now actively looking for Banks as well as volunteers.

Deputies are considering Banks as a missing/endangered person. If contact is made please notify the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office at 850-627-9233.