Silver Alert issued for missing Lake County man with dementia, deputies say

Rodger Stambaugh, 69, last seen leaving his home in Minneola

Rodger Stambaugh, 69 (Lake County Sheriff's Office)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – Lake County deputies are searching for a 69-year-old man who was last seen leaving his home in Minneola Tuesday evening.

Rodger Stambaugh, 69, left his home at 825 Elm Forrest Drive around 7:15 p.m. and hasn’t been seen or heard from since, deputies said in a release.

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According to the release, Stambaugh was recently diagnosed with dementia, and he should be driving his black 2020 Kia Soul hatchback with a temporary license tag reading “DGD5348.”

Deputies said Stambaugh is 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighs about 170 pounds and has green eyes. He is also balding with gray hair, a gray beard and mustache, the release says.

Anyone with information on Stambaugh’s whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 352-343-2101.

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