MISSING: Man leaves Lakeland assisted living center by climbing over fence

John Judd Thomas, 81, has been missing since Monday. Video shows him scaling the fence of an assisted living facility in Lakeland.

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Police in Lakeland want you to help get a missing man’s photo spreading across Facebook.

They’re looking for 81-year-old John Judd Thomas.  He was last seen on the back patio of the Lakeland Manor Assisted Living Facility on 747 Bon Air St. on Monday.  He was seen on surveillance video climbing over a 6-foot fence before walking away.

Thomas is familiar with Lakeland and has said he plans to go back to Tampa.

He has medical conditions and doesn’t have his medicine.

He’s around 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a blue flannel shirt, black pants, a black hate and Croc-style shoes.

If you’ve seen him, call Lakeland Police at 863-834-6974.

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