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Manatee deputies report 'endangered' man found

MANATEE -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office has found a missing 38-year-old man deputies considered "endangered," according to a news release.

Deputies say a medical condition has left Talmadge Stephens with "the mentality of a young child.

"He can become disoriented and delusional," according to the report.

Stephens' sister said he left their apartment in the 8400 block of Gardens Circle sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday on foot. Gardens Circle is northwest of the intersection of University Parkway and Whitfield Avenue in southern Manatee County.

He was found shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday, according to the release.

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