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Missing man, 76, found in Longboat Key

MANATEE - A 76-year-old man who went missing Monday while on a shopping trip with his wife has been found.

Norman Cramer was found in Longboat Key after police received a call at 5:25 p.m. about a man who was lying on the ground on Gulf of Mexico Drive.

Police responded and found Cramer and notified his wife who picked him up an hour later.

Cramer had gone missing while shopping with his wife Monday morning at Target. He suffers from memory loss and has a tendency to become disoriented, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Cramer was last seen by his wife sitting in the café at the Target store, 6150 US 41, Bradenton, while she was having a prescription filled at the store pharmacy. Surveillance video shows him walking out of the store at 12:50 pm., according to the sheriff's office.

Cramer's wife says he gets tired easy and had likely found a place to sit down.

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