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UPDATE: The Silver Alert has been canceled by police.


Merrillville, Ind. – The Merrillville Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 85-year-old man.

Officers say they are investigating the disappearance of Merrillville resident Robert A. Clark.

Clark is an 85 year-old white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 170 lbs., with white balding hair and hazel eyes.

Clark was last seen at 5 p.m. CST Wednesday in the Merrillville K-mart parking lot and is believed to be in danger. He may be disoriented and require medical attention.

Police believe he is driving a 2014 white Honda Accord vehicle with license plate 468SAN.

Merrillville, Indiana is located approximately 8 miles south of Gary, Indiana.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Merrillville Police Department at 219-660-0028.