SILVER ALERT cancelled for missing 83 year old Lafayette man


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UPDATE: SILVER ALERT cancelled. Lafayette Police report that Chester Platt was found safe.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared.

The Lafayette Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Chester Platt, 83, a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 190 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes. Platt was last seen wearing a blue or red stripped shirt with khaki colored pants and black tennis shoes.

Chester is missing from Lafayette, and was last seen Friday, July 2, at 4 p.m.  He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

If you have any information on Chester Platt, contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765 807-1200 or 911.

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