A tourist bus driver, José Miguel Ornelas, revealed to the newspaper Jornal Madeira that he saw the man who disappeared in Santana, at 3:30 pm. yesterday, at Achada do Teixeira, near the path that leads to Pico do Areeiro.
According to the driver’s report, the man was shirtless and sweated profusely due to the intense heat that was felt, carried with him “a kind of bag or backpack” and seemed “quite disoriented”.
It is recalled that the missing person, Manuel Luis, suffers from a problem of cognitive deficit. The driver, who warned two forest rangers about the situation after seeing him, However, Manuel Luís will have moved away from the place.
It is not possible at this moment to give more information about the whereabouts of the man.