Missing St. Francis man found safe

Ronald Edwards missing since Wednesday
Posted at 4:53 AM, May 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-17 13:11:14-04

UPDATE: Edwards has been found safe, authorities say.



Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a man missing since Wednesday afternoon. 

Ronald Edwards, 67, was last seen leaving his assisted living facility at 2:30 p.m. and getting into a white four-door older model Buick sedan. The driver is unknown. 

Edwards, who police say goes to Ron or Ronnie, has numerous medical conditions and is unable to care for himself. He has an unsteady gait and usually uses a walker, which he did not take with him.

Edwards, who is Native American, is 5-feet-7 inches and 150 pounds tall with brown eyes and brown hair that he wears long, straight and combed back. He also has a moustache and a goatee. 

He was last seen wearing black tennis shoes, a white t-shirt and dark gray sweatpants. 

Edwards  is believed to have dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Anyone with information is asked to call the St. Francis Police Department at 414-481-2232.