Silver Alert: Cold temps threaten search for missing Clearwater man

Officers searching for a missing Clearwater man became increasingly worried about his condition and temperatures fell Tuesday evening.

Clearwater police said 82-year-old Bob Taylor was last seen about 3 p.m. Tuesday at his home at Regency Oaks South, 2701 Regency Oaks Blvd.

He was reported missing a little after 6 p.m.

He was described as a white male, about 6' tall and weighs around 170 pounds. He has salt and pepper hair, a mustache and may be wearing sweatpants and a red jacket.

He also may not be wearing shoes.

Officers said he suffers from Parkinson's and early dementia and usually walks with a walker or cane.

He was not believed to have either of those with him.

Clearwater Police said they searched the area around his residence and checked hospitals and shopping centers.

They also contacted the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority and local taxi companies.

A bloodhound from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is also being brought in to assist in the investigation.

Police said they were especially concerned about his well-being given the cold temperatures.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242.