Missing teen from Sarasota found safe

Alford Mathews, 17
Alford Mathews, 17

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – UPDATE 1:02 a.m: Alford Matthews has been found safe, and has returned home.

The original story follows below.


Sarasota Police need help locating a missing endangered teen.

Alford Mathews, 17, was last seen at about 5 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of North Lockwood Ridge Road. He was wearing a gray top with red stripes, jeans, and black Nike sneakers.

Alford suffers from a medical condition.

If you have any information about him, please call 911 or the Sarasota Police Department at (941)316-1199.

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