Polk deputies looking for missing, endangered man


POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Polk County deputies are asking for help finding a missing man Friday night.

James Burdette, 61, was last seen Thursday afternoon.

Deputies said Burdette left his Lakeland home to pick up his wife in Orlando but never made it.

Burdette suffers from early stages of Alzheimer's disease and also takes heart medication, according to investigators.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a maroon shirt, and white athletic shoes.

He should be driving his white 1993 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue, with an Indiana tag number 850 JTJ.

Anyone with information is asking to call the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200