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Endangered Silver Advisory Issued For Wheatland Man

Hickory County Sheriff's Department

UPDATE:  The endangered silver advisory has been canceled.  Gregory Ritter has been located and is safe.  

The Hickory County Sheriff's Office has issued an Endangered SILVER Advisory for a missing adult incident.  Sixty-nine-year-old Gregory Ritter, left his home at 22242 County Road 271A in Wheatland just before 3 yesterday afternoon to go to the store but never made it there.

Ritter is diagnosed with dementia and diabetes and left home without his medications.

He’s a white male, 6 feet tall, 162 pounds with white hair and brown eyes, and he was wearing a black Consolidated Freightways t-shirt and blue jeans.    

He was driving a white 2019 Toyota Highlander with Missouri license plate, BE6C5N.  

Anyone with information should call 911.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.