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Silver Alert canceled: Missing 77-year-old Big Bend man found safe

Posted at 8:35 AM, Nov 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-17 12:36:47-05


BIG BEND, Wis. -- Authorities say the missing 77-year-old man from Big Bend has been found safe.


Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 77-year-old man from Big Bend who was last seen Friday. 

According to the alert, John Mattick left in his car between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. for a fish fry in Waterford Wisconsin, but he never arrived. 

Police say Mattick has been diagnosed with dementia and takes medication to control his diabetes -- and he does not have his medication with him.

Mattick is described by authorities as male, white, standing 5’11”, weighing 140 pounds, with gray hair, blue eyes and a beard. He was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket, possibly jeans and glasses.

He was also last seen driving a 2010 blue Honda Fit with Wisconsin license plate 930-VTD.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of John Mattick, please contact the Village of Big Bend Police Department at 262-662-2311.