The Polk County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert for 82-year-old Charles "Charlie" Pagels.
Pagels was last seen by his girlfriend around noon Friday when she showed up at his home on Edinburg Drive to have lunch. Authorities say Pagel, who normally goes to her house for dinner every night, never showed up.
Pagel has COPD and emphysema, and left home without his cell phone or medications. Detectives say he has begun to show the early signs of Dementia.
Pagel is believed to be driving his 2006 silver Lincoln Town Car with FL tag J60 LXY. He was last seen wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt and blue shorts.
If you see Charlie Pagels, contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200.
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