Pottawatomie County authorities are asking the public for assistance locating a missing Onaga man. Onaga Police Chief Dan Costlow reports that 67-year-old Melvin Potter went missing at approximately 10 a.m. on Friday.
The report indicates that Potter left his home to run an errand and didn’t return.
Potter suffers from Dementia and is without his medication. He also has a history of going missing, and has traveled in the past several states away, not knowing why he was there.
Melvin was last seen wearing blue jeans and a red flannel shirt with brown patches on the sleeves. He has a belt buckle that says “Oklahoma” on it. He walks with a limp due to a previous injury.
Melvin could be traveling in a silver 1996 Dodge truck with Kansas license plate 385 DPQ.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of Melvin Potter, please contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at (785) 457-3353.
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