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Missing elderly man in Five Points found safe

JSO says Bobby Lee Carithers, 79, left his Riverside home on Saturday night to go for a walk, but never returned.
JSO says Bobby Lee Carithers, 79, left his Riverside home on Saturday night to go for a walk, but never returned.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed a missing 79-year-old man with memory issues who had been missing since Saturday night was found safe.

Police said Bobby Lee Carithers left his home just after 7 p.m. Saturday on to go for a walk but never returned.

Officers were called to Park Street in the Five Points district early Sunday morning when he failed to make his way back home, but police announced later that morning that Carithers had been found safe.