Missing Miami County man found safe

UPDATE @ 10:23 a.m.:

A missing 72-year-old Miami County man has been recovered safely and is at home.

The Endangered Missing Adult Alert for Herschel Whitt was canceled around 10:02 a.m. Monday.


A statewide Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been issued for a 72-year-old Miami County man who suffers from Parkinson's and who may be driving a Cadillac Escalade.

Herschel Whitt was last seen leaving his home on Wisteria Drive, about 10 a.m. Sunday and has not returned, according to the Miami County Sheriff's Office.

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Whitt is 5-foot-10 inches tall, about 185 pounds, has gray hair and green eyes.

He suffers from Parkinson's, is extremely forgetful and does not have his required medications.

The vehicle involved is a silver 2010 Cadillac Escalade bearing Ohio license number 208ZCV.

Authorities have released a picture of a similar vehicle Whitt may be driving.

Call or dial 911 if you see the adult or the vehicle. You can also call 1-866-693-9171 or 911 to be transferred directly to the investigating law enforcement agency or to hear the alert information.

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We're hearing about 4:10 a.m. that law enforcement may have pinged the man's phone in Greene County.

Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com.

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