UPDATE: He has been located and is safe, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said on Friday morning.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued a silver advisory alert as authorities search for a Pomona man.
Missing is Alfred Wayne Bridges, a white male who is 73. He 5’9”, 180 pounds with gray hair, gray eyes, wearing a green T-shirt with yellow and white lettered related to firearm products. The patrol says he has some cognitive issues from a prior medical condition.
He drives a gold 2006 Chevrolet Suburban with Montana plates, CCZ417, that was last seen at his residence. Bridges was observed by a neighbor on Oct. 10 outside his residence, loading his two chocolate labs into his vehicle. His family says he frequently hikes trails and conservation areas and may have traveled to Noblett Lake in Douglas County. He did not take his telephone with him or his required medications.
In an update, the patrol said he is believed to have been in the area of Forest Service Road 724 and Forest Service Road 1080 at Willow Springs. A patrol aircraft was dispatched to the area Thursday night.
If you have information, dial 911.