UPDATE: Smoot, Jr. has been located safely.
LA CROSSE CO. (WKBT) – The Village of Pleasant Prairie Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a missing man.
Police say Willie Smoot, Jr. left his home around noon to run errands and never came back.
At 9:30 p.m. Thursday night, police say his phone registered in Onalaska.
Smoot is an 85-year-old Black man. He’s 6’1″ and is bald with a white beard. He has an indent on the right side of his head.
He may be wearing a black baseball cap with a military-style pin, and a blue-grey sweater.
Police say Smoot may have dementia or some other kind of cognitive impairment.
If you see Smoot or his car, a dark blue Chevy Impala with plate AFX-7709, call the Pleasant Prairie Police at (262) 649-7353.
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