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Manatee deputies say missing man, 30, may be in danger

MANATEE -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 30-year-old man who walked away from an assisted living facility without his needed medications, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Blake Elford was last seen about 6 p.m. Monday, when he left the Paradise ALF, 1207 30th Ave., deputies said.

Deputies said Elford may be in danger.

Elford has no known family or friends in the area, according to the report and took no clothes or belongings with him.

Elford is described as standing 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He has red hair hazel eyes, a fade haircut and goatee. He was last seen wearing jeans, a blue-and-white striped shirt, and brown combat boots with green toes.

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