• UPDATE: Missing 87-year-old man from The Villages found safe

    By: Katlyn Brieskorn


    THE VILLAGES, Fla. - UPDATE: The Sumter County Sheriff's Office said Arthur Ayling was located in Citrus County Wednesday night.

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert Wednesday for 87-year-old Arthur Ayling.

    Officials said Ayling is 6 feet tall and approximately 178 pounds. He was last seen wearing beige shorts, a white shirt and a navy blue jacket.

    He left his residence on Moncks Corner, The Villages around 5 p.m. in a red 2015 Toyota RAV 4, Florida tag #Z65BMK, in an unknown direction, according to officials. 

    Contact the Sumter County Sheriff's Office at 352-793-2621 with any information regarding Ayling.

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