Update: Alert cancelled for missing man with Alzheimer's

<p>Samuel Monachino. Photo provided by Wyoming Co. Sheriff's</p>

Update: The alert for the missing elderly man with Alzheimer's has been cancelled. Check back for updates.


The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office has issued a vulnerable missing person alert for Samuel Monachino, 81, of Middlebury. Authorities say he may be in need of medical attention.

He was wearing a red plaid short sleeve shirt, blue jeans and black shoes; he has an anchor tattoo on his left forearm and a girl with a sailor hat tattoo on his right forearm.

He was driving a 2006 black Toyota Highlander with New York registration CCE-8422 and may have purchased gas in Canandaigua just after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Anyone with information should call 911.