Silver Alert for Missing Onaga man

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Local authorities are looking for a missing Onaga man. According to Onaga Police Chief Dan Costlow, 67-year old Melvin Potter of Onaga went missing at around 10 a.m. on Friday, March 14. Costlow reports that Potter left his home to run an errand and never returned.

Potter is described as a white male with thinning grey hair, last seen wearing blue jeans and a red flannel shirt that had brown patches on the elbows. He also was wearing brown boots and a brown leather belt with a belt buckle that said: “Oklahoma.” Potter was driving a red and silver two-tone Dodge Pickup with a red topper on it. Potter is said to have a history of Dementia and some medical issues authorities are concerned about.

Anyone with information should contact Pottawatomie County Dispatch at (785) 457-3353