UPDATE: Non-verbal diabetic man with dementia found safe

Northwest Florida

UPDATE: Someone who saw the description of Mr. Olson spotted him a short while ago inside spotted the Winn Dixie off Highway 20, more than a mile from his home. He is now safe. 

NICEVILLE, Fla. (WKRG) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is in the Bluewater Bay area searching for a missing Baywind Drive resident with dementia who a family member says wandered away from his home around sunset.

Family members say 77-year old Art Olson is not verbal and is a diabetic who has not eaten recently. He was last seen wearing a blue ball cap, green jacket, black exercise pants and blue shoes.

Anyone who spots Mr. Olson or has any information is asked to call 911 or contact the OCSO at 850-651-7400.


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