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Missing Sarasota County man found after Silver Alert

The man was located safe, the sheriff's office reports.
Credit: Florida Highway Patrol

SARASOTA, Fla. — Update: Thomas Tousignant has been located safe.

"Thank you for your assistance in this matter," the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

The previous story is down below.

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A Florida Silver Alert has been issued for a 71-year-old Sarasota County man.

Florida Highway Patrol says Thomas Tousignant was last seen Wednesday on Boca Raton Avenue near Burning Tree Street in Sarasota. He was wearing a gray and white flannel shirt with a gray t-shirt and blue jeans.

Thomas is described as a 6-foot-1-inch, 150-pound white man with gray hair and brown eyes.

FHP says he may be traveling north in a 2007 red Jeep Grand Cherokee with Florida tag 864QTK.