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UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled for man last seen in Manitowoc

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THURSDAY 2/19/2020 12:18 p.m.

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) – The Silver Alert for a missing Chicago man last seen in Manitowoc has been canceled.

The statewide alert was issued early Wednesday morning for 79-year-old Petru Iancu who was last seen Tuesday morning.

Officials say Petru was found safe.

Original Story: MISSING PERSON: 79-year-old Petru Iancu last seen in Manitowoc

WEDNESDAY 2/19/2020 2:49 a.m.

(WFRV) – A Silver Alert has been issued statewide for 79-year-old Petru Iancu of Chicago.

He was last seen leaving the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18th.

Iancu is 5’06”, 180 pounds, blue eyes, grey/bald on top. He walks slow and with a limp due to issues with both knees and is wearing brown hiking style shoes, black sweatpants with a red stripe, blue jacket, wears glasses and an ascot hat.

He indicated he was planning on immediately returning home to Chicago.

Wisconsin Department of Justice Silver Alert

Iancu is driving a 2017 Black Hyundai Tucson, IL license plate Q988717 (similar vehicle pictured).

Anyone with information is asked to call Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office at 920-683-4201.

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