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Deputies safely locate man who signed himself out of an assisted living facility

Deputies say he has been found and is safe.
Credit: Manatee County Sheriff's Office

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — Manatee County deputies reached out for the public's help in finding a man they say signed himself out of an assisted living facility.  

Deputies say Stewart Burns, 66, left his facility around 9 a.m. Monday. 

He has since been found and is safe. 

Deputies were concerned he left without any credit or debit cards, or any electronic devices of any kind. 

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