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Silver Alert declared for elderly man in Lake County

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LAKE COUNTY, Ind. – An elderly man has disappeared, prompting a Silver Alert by the Indiana State Police.

ISP says the man, 87-year-old Giacchino Rizzo was heading to Calumet City, Illinois from St. John, Indiana Saturday morning when he never arrived at his destination.

He is described as a white male who is 5’4” at 165 pounds with thin gray hair.

He has hazel eyes and wears glasses.

Family says Rizzo was last seen wearing a yellow polo shirt.

They say he may be disoriented and may be in need of help.

According to ISP, Rizzo drives a 4-door 2011 maroon Ford Fusion with Indiana plate 665GBI.

If you have any information regarding Rizzo’s whereabouts, contact Lake County officials at 219-660-0001.

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