Man missing from assisted living facility in Bradenton

- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 71-year-old who was reported missing from an assisted living facility.

Mario Alvarez, 71, walked away from the Woods of Manatee Springs facility Tuesday evening. The facility is located at 5627 9th St. E. in Bradenton. 

Alvarez, who has a history of heart trouble, doesn't have a cell phone with him and has no local family.

Deputies believe he is wearing a tan cap, tan shorts and white shirt. Alvarez uses a walker and currently has a blue cast on his left wrist.

Anyone who comes in contact with Alvarez is asked to call 911.

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