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 began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers and eventually worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta, Georgia. He returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002. Andy is also a restaurant critic throughout the county.
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