Tampa Police Searching For Missing 19-Year-Old

Tampa Police are searching for 19-year-old Cordell Lloyd Francis after he left his residence in the 700- block of Floribraska Avenue at about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday. Police say he has “diminished capacity.”

According to police, Cordelll was last seen wearing a black long sleeved t-shirt with red writing on the front, a white under shirt, a pair of red and black shorts, prescription eye glasses and no shoes. Cordell’s family recently moved to the area and he is unfamiliar with these surroundings.

Approximately 40 police officers from Tampa Police Department as well as Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department using K-9’s, helicopters and all other available resources have been searching for Cordell since he was reported missing.

A silver alert is being issued at this time.

Please contact the Tampa Police Department immediately if you know the whereabouts of Cordell.