Jacksonville man, 26, missing from assisted living facility found safe

Police say man never returned after leaving last week

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Robert Hoopes

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police in Jacksonville say a 26-year-old man who walked off from an assisted living facility last week has been found safe.

Police said Robert Hoopes left the facility at 7932 Dale Court on Sept. 6 and had not returned.

Hoopes has a brain injury and is mentally disabled and can't communicate well, police said.

He was described as 6 feet tall and 170 pounds and has a tattoo of a cross on his chest with "twin lakes" written in the center.

Police said Friday he was safe.

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