Missing elderly man may be hitchhiking

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says that 71-year-old Patrick Harle is missing out of Osteen, Florida.

Harle was last seen around 11 a.m. on Monday on the porch of his home on Dog Leg Trail. 

Harle does not have a phone or vehicle and generally relies on taxis and hitchhiking. Deputies believe that he is getting around by hitchhiking. 

He also uses a cane and was wearing blue pants when he was last seen. 

Anyone who sees him or has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 386-248-1777.