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Tommy Curtis Jones: Family says missing Jupiter man found safe

Posted at 10:23 PM, Jun 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-06 08:45:24-04

UPDATE: The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Tommy Curtis Jones was found safe in Ocala, Fla., Wednesday afternoon.  

PBSO said Jones stopped at a Circle K store in Ocala.  A clerk noticed the man appeared confused so they called Marion County law enforcement. 

Family members had called WPTV Wednesday and said he was found safe in Georgia.



The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing endangered man. 

Tommy Curtis Jones, 77, was last seen at 4 p.m. Wednesday when he drove away from his residence in the 100 block of Palm Garden Street in Jupiter. He was driving a 2017 black 4-door Hyunday Elantra with FL#HUUT95 and has not been seen or heard from since.

Mr. Jones is described as 5 foot 8 inches tall with gray hair and brown eyes. His clothing description is unknown. 

He has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. 

Authorities say Mr. Jones may have gotten on a public bus traveling south towards the Fort Lauderdale and Miami area.

If anyone should come into contact with Tommy Curtis Jones they are urged to contact PBSO Dispatch at 688-3400 or the nearest law enforcement agency.