Century Village couple found, reunited with family

Sydell, Sylvan Roden were reported missing Wednesday night by their son


PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A  Silver Alert has been canceled for a Pembroke Pines couple who left their home Wednesday and did not return.

Pembroke Pines Police said the couple were reunited with their family Thursday afternoon after they were discovered at a gas station in Miami Gardens.

Both are medically dependent and suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Sydell Roden, 83, and Sylvan Roden, 85, who his son says goes by the name Steve, were seen about 6:16 a.m. Thursday driving southbound on Florida's Turnpike at the Golden Glades interchange. Police said they were driving a 2005 beige 4-door Toyota Corolla with Florida license plate YOSXY. 

Their son, Roy Roden, reported them missing Wednesday night when he returned to their Century Village home and they were gone. He told Local 10 News that their daily medication was left in the home.

Early Thursday afternoon, their car was photographed while passing the Golden Glades SunPass southbound at 11:29 a.m. and again at the SunPass located at the Turnpike South extension at Southwest 8th Street in Miami at 12:41 p.m.

They were later located at a West Star gas station at Northwest 37th Avenue and 167th Street in Miami Gardens.

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