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UPDATE: Missing man found, report Southaven Police

UPDATE: Southaven police reported overnight that Sy Pantaleon had been found.


Southaven Police have announced their search for a missing person, identified as Sy Pantaleon. Mr. Pantaleon is a 74-year-old Asian male with dementia.

Police say Pantaleon left his residence at around 7 p.m. Sunday evening in a gray Honda CRV bearing TN tag# BKZ 1578.

Mr. Pantaleon may not be aware of his surroundings. A Silver Alert has been issued, and officers are actively trying to locate Mr. Pantaleon.

Most recent information was that he was last seen driving north on U.S. Highway 51 near Covington, Tennessee.

If you have seen Mr. Pantaleon or know his whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Southaven Police Department at 662-393-8652 or your local law enforcement agency.

Bob Bakken

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