UPDATE | Authorities say Ernest Staley was found safe by the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The missing adult alert has been canceled.


Authorities in Stark County are asking for your help in finding the whereabouts of Ernest Staley, 83, of Massillon. A Missing Adult Alert has been issued by the Perry Township Police Department statewide.

Staley has been missing since 1:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon, when he left his residence on Colina Vista Street NW and failed to return.

The vehicle involved is a red 2016 Ford Escape, OH plate number GJH9179.

Note: This is not the actual vehicle. 

Staley is 5'11" tall, weighs 160lbs, and has gray hair and brown eyes. Authorities emphasize that Mr. Staley gets easily confused, has a history of strokes, and is need of medication.

Dial 911 if you see Ernest Staley or the vehicle.