Update: Gregory Walter Banister has been located and is safe and sound.
Original release sent on 9/13/13 at 2:05 p.m.
On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 9:08 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about missing man. The incident was reported from the man's residence at 11954 Prince Charles Court, Cape Coral, Florida. Deputies responded to the residence.
It has been learned 79 year old Gregory (goes by Greg) Walter Banister left his residence on Thursday, September 12, 2013. He never returned to the residence. Greg left in a beige 2013 Toyota Sienna Van with handicapped tag 036357 and had packed a small suitcase with clothing. The van is equipped with a lift for his motorized scooter, which he does not have with him. He is white male, 5'9" tall, 240 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair.
***A photo of Greg Banister is attached to this press release.***
Anyone who knows of his whereabouts or has seen him in the past few hours is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000.
Media inquiries are directed to the Public Information Office at (239) 477-1340.