Deputies locate endangered man missing from Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — UPDATE | John Balaban, 55, who was reported missing on Tuesday, has been located, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.  No further details were provided.

ORIGINAL STORY | The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a missing and endangered man from Tampa.

John Balaban, 55, was last seen Friday around 5:30 p.m. when he said he was going to the Target in University Plaza. He did not return home, and doesn’t have a cell phone.

Deputies say Balaban has several health issues that require medication that he doesn’t have with him. They also believe he may be suicidal.


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