Vero Beach Police Searching for Missing 74-Year-Old Man

VERO BEACH – Police are currently searching for a man with Alzheimer’s disease in Vero Beach.

Jennings Humphrey, 74, who was last seen about 3:30 a.m. in theĀ area of 25th Avenue andĀ 16th Street.

Vero Beach Police received a call at around 9:00 a.m. about Humphrey’s disappearance.

Police spokeswoman Officer Megan Dewitt said Humphrey was thought to be on foot.

“He just wandered away from home,” Dewitt told Sebastian Daily.

The Indian River’s Sheriff’s Office is also helping with the search by utilizing its helicopter.

Humphrey is deceived as a white man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He has blue eyes, gray hair and a gray beard.

HeĀ was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, light-colored carpenter jeans and black tennis shoes.

If located, call the Vero Beach Police Department at 772-978-4600.

UPDATE: Jennings Humphrey has been found safe.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.
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