Silver alert issued for Palm Bay missing endangered man

Police: James Barry Bokern, 69, last seen Thursday afternoon

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PALM BAY, Fla. - Palm Bay police have issued a silver alert for a missing 69-year-old last seen on Thursday.

According to officials, it is believed James Barry Bokern, 69, briefly stopped at his home in the 900 block of Gulfport Road SE, but has not been since just before 5 pm Thursday.

Police said there is a concern for Bokern's wellbeing due to medical conditions. He is wearing a medical alert bracelet, says police.

Bokern is described by police as a white male of medium build, approximately 5-foot 10-inches with hazel eyes and is balding.

Bokern was last seen wearing a beige shirt, brown shorts, blue velcro sneakers and a brown compression stocking on his left leg.

Police said Bokern drives a white 4-door 2000 Toyota Camry with tag number 773-IBM. His driver's license is currently revoked, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Central Florida Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.

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