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Diabetic Sarasota man returns unharmed

SARASOTA -- A missing 59-year-old who was reported missing after not checking into his assisted living facility returned unharmed Wednesday afternoon, according to the Sarasota Police Department.

Leroy Newell was last seen checking out of the Sunshine Meadows Assisted Living Facility, 1809 18th St., in Sarasota, at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a release.

Newell was supposed to check back in at 9 p.m. that night but did not, and police were called at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said. He is diabetic and was in need of dialysis.

Newell returned to the assisted living facility Wednesday afternoon unharmed, police said.

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