A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Palmetto man who has been diagnosed with dementia.

Charles Albert Burley, 88, was last seen at 4:30 p.m. at his home in the 600 block of Riviera Dunes Way. His wife reported that he left home driving a tan 2007 Lincoln MKX four-door sedan, bearing Florida handicapped tag Y4TJE. Burley left in an unknown direction.

Burley is driving a vehicle similar to this.

He did not leave any clues as to his destination but, he does enjoy eating at dine-in restaurants and may be found at one.

Burley is 5-foot-11 and 265 pounds. He is bald and has green eyes. He was last seen wearing grey shorts, a white and blue shirt, and brown shoes.

Anyone who sees Burley or his vehicle is asked to contact Palmetto police at (941) 721-2000 or 911.