Michael Hughes: Search over for Indian River County man with Alzheimer's

UPDATE: Michael Hughes was found safe.


The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is searching along U.S. 1 and Oslo Road for a man with a history of Alzheimer's disease.

Deputies received the call Michael Hughes, 62, about 1:40 p.m. He was last seen walking away from the Vero Beach Tennis Club in the 900 block of Oslo Road Southwest this morning. Hughes was scheduled to walk to his home in the 100 block of Springlake Court in the Vista Royale subdivision, but never arrived.

Hughes is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing black long shorts, white tennis shoes, a red tennis shirt and a grey Columbia jacket. Anyone with information about his whereabouts can call the Indian River County Public Safety Dispatch at 772-978-6240 or 911.

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