Sarasota sheriff's office seeks missing man, 87

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating a missing elderly adult that left a friend’s residence this morning and has not been seen since.

Richard King, 87, suffers from dementia. He was last seen driving a white 1999 Lexus ES-400 with an Ohio license tag (BE63CV) away from Oak Hollow Drive in Sarasota at about 7:30a.m. Friday. He was last seen wearing a polo shirt and black dress pants.

King is white, 6 feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has hazel eyes and white hair. He may be en-route to Cincinnati, Ohio, according to the sheriff's office.

Anyone with information as to King’s whereabouts can call the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office at (941) 316-1201 or their local law enforcement agency. A Silver Alert has been issued.