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***Update at 11:21 p.m. On Nov. 9, 2011 Missing Man Found***Deputies Seek Public’s Help In Locating Missing And Endangered Elderly Man; Silver Alert Issued

Release Number:  11-263

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau

George Coar (Missing)
DOB: 02/16/1930
Address: 126 Silver Fox Drive, Safety Harbor
Vehicle: 2010 Charcoal Gray Toyota Avalon, Florida Tag T669HD

Coar is 6 feet tall, weighs about 175 pounds, has brown eyes and salt/pepper hair that is balding. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve blue shirt and bluish/gray work pants. He has some difficulty walking and should have a cane with him.

What:  Deputies are requesting the public’s help to locate a missing and endangered elderly man. The missing man is identified as 81-year-old George Coar of Safety Harbor.

Where:  Mr. Coar was last seen at his home at 126 Silver Fox Drive (Briar Creek Mobile Home Park) in Safety Harbor.

When:  Coar has not been seen since about 12:15 p.m. on November 9, 2011.

How/Why: 

***Update at 11:21 p.m. on November 9, 2011***
Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies have advised that George Coar has been located by the Clearwater Police Department.

Mr. Coar was seen driving in the wrong direction on Landmark Street in Clearwater. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and were able to identify him as the missing Safety Harbor man.

Mr. Coar was found to be in good condition.
***End of Update***

Deputies are requesting the public’s help to locate a missing and endangered elderly man. The missing man is identified as 81-year-old George Coar of Safety Harbor.

According to deputies, his wife reported him missing after she returned home at about 1:30 p.m. on November 9, 2011 to find Coar had left in their vehicle, a 2010 Charcoal Gray Toyota Avalon. Deputies say she waited several hours until about 4:30 p.m. for him to return and when he did not  called law enforcement.  

Mr. Coar is a coin collector and had mentioned to his wife that he wanted to visit a coin dealer.

A Silver Alert has been issued for Coar; and he has been listed in FCIC/NCIC. He is considered endangered because he may not have the necessary medications for his well being. Coar suffers from dementia.

Anyone with information that may assist deputies in locating George Coar is asked to contact their local law enforcement office immediately.

A photograph of George Coar is attached.

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