Silver Alert issued for Glen Cove man

Nunzio Izzo, 56, who takes medication for epilepsy Nunzio Izzo, 56, who takes medication for epilepsy and a heart condition, was last seen Dec. 17, a Monday, leaving the Glen Cove home of a friend in a taxi, police said. A Silver Alert has been issued, and both Glen Cove and Nassau police are searching for him. Photo Credit: Handout

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Nassau County and Glen Cove City police departments continue to search for a 56-year-old man with epilepsy and other health issues who has been missing for 12 days.

Nunzio Izzo, 56, of Bella Vista Drive in Glen Cove, was last seen at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 17 leaving a friend's home on Madeline Drive in Glen Cove in a taxi, police said.

Police said Izzo has a pacemaker and a defibrillator and takes medication to prevent seizures but is in good mental health.

Izzo, who is single and lives with his mother, has not taken his anti-seizure medication since he went missing, police said.

Nassau police issued a Silver Alert on Dec. 21 for Izzo, notifying local hospitals of his disappearance.

Anyone with information about his disappearance is asked to call the Glen Cove Police Department at 516-676-1002 or the Nassau County Police Missing Persons Section at 516-573-7347.

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