79-year-old missing Leesburg man found safe

Charles Green, 79, was last seen June 14, 2021. (WKMG 2021)

LEESBURG, Fla.UPDATE: A missing 79-year-old Leesburg man has been found safe, deputies said on Tuesday.

ORIGINAL STORY: Lake County deputies are asking for the public’s help searching for a 79-year-old Leesburg man with dementia.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, Charles Green walked away from his home on Rose Moss Avenue Monday at 9 a.m. and has not been seen or heard from since.

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Green was wearing a dark blue jacket and dark pants. He is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He has brown eyes and is bald.

Anyone who spots Green or has helpful information is asked to contact the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.