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Missing North Port man with dementia found safe

John Lee Holt last was seen at the North Port Pines assisted living facility.
Credit: North Port Police Department
John Lee Holt

NORTH PORT, Fla. — Police say John Lee Holt was brought to a fire station by a resident and is safe.

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The search is on for a missing man believed to have dementia.

John Lee Holt, 78, last was seen around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the North Port Pines assisted living facility, located at 4950 Pocatello Ave., according to the North Port Police Department.

Police say Holt has dementia and does not drive.

He was wearing a red hat, black shirt, black shorts and black and white sneakers. People are asked to check their backyards and sheds as he could be anywhere.

Anyone with information or who has seen Holt can call 911.

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