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Sheriff’s Office searching for missing senior

Neil Smith

Neil Smith

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – The Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office is search­ing for a 72-year-old Venice man who hasn’t been seen since Sunday.

On Mon­day, Neil Smith was reported miss­ing by his wife when he didn’t return home and a “be on the look­out” tele­type was sent to area law enforce­ment agen­cies. Today (Wednes­day, Sept. 23) his vehi­cle was located on the State Col­lege of Florida Venice Cam­pus, but Smith has not been found.

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A ground search of the area with the assis­tance of the Avi­a­tion Unit and Sara­sota K9 Search and Res­cue vol­un­teers has come up empty.

Smith is 6 feet tall and weighs 210 pounds. SCSO does not have a descrip­tion of what he might be wearing.

Any­one who sees Smith or has infor­ma­tion on his where­abouts is asked to call Crim­i­nal Inves­ti­ga­tions at 941−861−1713.

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