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Deputies Seeking Assistance In Search For Elderly Man Missing From Laurelwood Nursing Center **FOUND**

Update: Missing Man Found In St. Petersburg By St. Petersburg Police

Deputies Seeking Assistance In Search For Elderly Man Missing From Laurelwood Nursing Center

Release Number: 11-256

Recovered Missing and Endangered Person:

Lucius Bonds, Jr.
DOB: 12/6/27
Address: Laurelwood Nursing Center
3127 57th Avenue North – Unincorporated St. Petersburg

Black Male
Between 5″7″ and 5″11″ tall
180 pounds
Brown eyes
White, medium length hair
Clean shaven
Visible age spots on his face

He was last seen wearing a black button down sweater and grey pants. No description of shoes is available. He has wound dressings on his left and right ankles. Mr. Bonds was also wearing a plastic patient bracelet.

What: Update:

Mr. Bonds was found by St. Petersburg Police Wednesday morning, November 3rd, at a convenience store in the vicinity of 34th Street and 5th Avenue South. He is in good health and unharmed. He is with local family members.

Mr. Bonds was reported missing from his living facility at about 8:30 p.m., Wednesday night, November 2, 2011. He has no previous history of leaving the facility. He may be using his wheelchair to assist in his walking.

Where: He was last seen at his place of residence – the Laurelwood Nursing Facility.

When: Mr. Bonds was reported missing Wednesday night, November 2, 2011.

Mr. Bonds was considered endangered due to his physical health and his diminished mental capacity.

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