Original Post: September 7, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Last Update: September 7, 2019 @ 9:40 PM
The Punta Gorda Police Department is attempting to locate twenty-three year old Luis Jose Fonseca, a missing and endangered adult who escaped from Riverside Behavioral Center in Punta Gorda around 3:45 p.m. this afternoon. Fonseca is 5’ 10” tall and was last seen wearing a gray “Cheech and Chong” t-shirt and black jeans.
There is no reason to believe that Fonseca is any danger to the public. It is believed that he has family in Port Charlotte and may be headed back to that area. If seen, please contact your local law enforcement agency. If you have any information about his whereabouts, please contact the Punta Gorda Police Department at 941-649-4111.
UPDATE: The missing individual has been located and is safe.