Statewide Silver Alert issued for missing Eau Claire man

UPDATE: Silver Alert cancelled, missing Eau Claire man found safe.

ORIGINAL STORY:

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WKB)- A statewide alert has been issued for a missing Eau Claire man.

Gerald Golke, 85, was last seen around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday leaving his home in Eau Claire to look at purchasing a cell phone.

Gerald Golke

He has not returned home.

Golke made recent mention of going to Turtle Lake Casino in St. Croix or Ho-Chunk Casino in Black River Falls.

Both have been contacted and requested to be on the look out for him.

Mr. Golke recently moved to Eau Claire and is not familiar with the area.

He is driving a blue 2005 Toyota Highlander with WI plate ABV6207.

Golke car