Endangered elderly couple missing from Lakeland home

An elderly couple has gone missing from their Lakeland, Florida home and police need the public's help to find them.

The Lakeland Police Department says 62-year-old William Hooten and his wife, 79-year-old Cruz Hooten are considered missing and endangered. 

The married couple was last seen at 8 p.m. April 30. They live at 400 South Florida Avenue in Lake Morton Plaza.

Their vehicle is a blue, 2016 Hyundai Tucson SUV, with Florida tag IC2-6LN.

The couple did not tell anyone where they were going and it is unknown who is driving. 

Police say Cruz Hooten suffers from dementia, and William Hooten is dependent on medication and should not be driving. 

Cruz is described as a 5-foot 2-inch tall Hispanic female, weighing 130 pounds.

William is described as a 5-foot 10-inch tall white male, weighing 125 pounds.

Anyone who sees or knows the whereabouts of Mr. and Mrs. Hooten is asked to call 911 or the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900.