SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. – Saint Petersburg Police Department is trying to locate 75-year-old Joseph Nelson Jr., who was last seen on Thursday, November 5, 2020, near 2nd Ave N and 13th St. N.
Yesterday he left his home around 3:30pm in the 4700 block of 13th St. S and went to see a friend. A witness spotted him in his car near the friend’s house around 5:40pm, but the friend is out of town and Nelson has not been seen since.
He needs lifesaving medication and has missed more than one dose.
Nelson is bald with a grey goatee, stands 5’9 (around 175 pounds) and was last seen wearing khaki pants with a plaid shirt. His right foot is amputated and he is not wearing a prosthetic. He is African-American and drives a 2010 Nissan Armada.
If you have seen Joseph Nelson Jr. in the last 24 hours please call 727-893-7780 as soon as possible.