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Updated: 2:33 p.m.
Mr. Tejera has been located safe and sound by a concerned citizen who notified us.
DEPUTIES LOOKING FOR MISSING 73-YEAR-OLD DELTONA MAN
Volusia County sheriff's deputies are seeking the public's help in locating a missing 73-year-old Deltona man who has dementia and hasn't been seen since this morning.
Alberto Tejera was last seen around 8:50 a.m. by a neighbor of his home on Watersedge Drive in Deltona. Tejera was in his driveway at the time, wearing tan/brown shorts and a button-up shirt with a dark-colored jacket.
Tejera frequently wanders away on walks, usually with a walking stick or golf club, but he is usually found a short time afterward. He has Alzheimer's disease and does not have access to a vehicle.
Tejera is a about 5'6" and 140 pounds with short white hair, and he's clean-shaven. He speaks fluent Spanish and English. A photo is attached.
Anyone who sees him or has information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 9-1-1 or 386-248-1777.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4589 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151