Orlando police search for missing man with Alzheimer’s

Noel Young, 65, last seen Thanksgiving night

Noel Young, 65 (Contributed Photo (Orlando Police Department))

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department is asking for help in locating a man who went missing on Thanksgiving.

Noel Young, 65, was last seen near South Orange Avenue and East Muriel Street around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Young was described as a Black man, about 5 feet, 9 inches tall. He is bald with a goatee and has Alzheimer’s disease, police said.

Young was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray sweater, dark brown boots and a navy blue sweatshirt with a picture of Mickey Mouse on the back.

Anyone with information about Young is asked to call the Orlando Police Department or 911.


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