Missing Orlando man, 65, found safe

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


A missing 65-year-old Orlando man who disappeared on Thanksgiving has been found safe, police said.

Noel Young was found safe and is back with his family, police tweeted on Thursday.

No other details about his recovery have been released.


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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