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Man with Alzheimer's missing from NW Indiana

Friday, September 06, 2013
Frank Bush, Jr. missing from Porter County, Indiana

Frank Bush, Jr. missing from Porter County, Indiana (WLS Photo)

The Porter County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating an 80-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease.

Frank Bush, Jr. was last seen around 10:30 a.m. Friday leaving his residence in Chesterton, Ind. in a gray 1998 Mercury Marquis 4-door sedan. The vehicle has Indiana plates with the number 279MEW.

Bush was last seen wearing a black button-up shirt, blue jeans, a black hat and glasses. It is believed that Bush was detoured from his usual route by construction.

According to police, Bush's vehicle was involved in a crash at a gas station in Hammond, Indiana at 5 p.m. Friday night and fled northbound on Calumet Avenue.

Anyone with information on Bush's whereabouts is asked to call police or the Porter County Sheriff's Department, 219-477-3170.

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