Missing elderly Florida man possibly heading to Tennessee

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Police in Florida are searching for a missing elderly man who may be heading to East Tennessee.

A Florida Silver Alert has been issued for William Franklin, 86. He was last seen in the city of Melbourne, Florida, but his cell phone was last pinged in Forest Park, Georgia.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt with khaki shorts and white sneakers. He has gray hair and brown eyes. He stands 5-feet-11 and weighs 264 pounds.

Police say he may be traveling to Elizabethton, Tennessee, in a 2001 tan/beige four-door Toyota Camry with Florida license plate ISU-X14. The vehicle has a religious sticker on the left rear bumper and a HATT’s Dive Center sticker on the left rear window.

If you have seen Franklin, please call 1-800-423-TIPS.

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