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Silver Alert Cancelled for Riverview man

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 19-411


Monday November 25, 2019 9:00 PM


Flagler County, FL
Silver Alert Cancelled for Riverview man

A Silver Alert issued for 71-year-old Philip Benza has been cancelled. Benza was located by the Flagler County Sheriff's Office on Monday during a traffic stop. He is unharmed and has been reunited with his family.

Benza left his home on Pleasant Lane in Riverview late Saturday afternoon, November 23, in a 2010 black Ford Explorer (FL tag Y23FXZ) after telling family he was going to work. Benza has not worked in over 10 years. He was last seen wearing a black t-short, blue jeans and glasses. He is approximately 5’08,” 160 lbs, with gray hair and blue eyes.