Elderly man missing in Lake County

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LAKE COUNTY, Ill. — The Lake County Sheriff’s office is asking for help in the search for a missing elderly man.

Donald Ukleja, 82, was supposed to pick up his grandson from work in Ringwood on Friday afternoon but never arrived. He lives in Spring Grove.

His family says he is diabetic and has other medical issues and is likely disoriented or unconscious.

He could be driving a 2007 black Toyota Tacoma truck with Illinois truck plates. He may be traveling with a black and white Shih Tzu dog wearing an I.D. collar.

Anyone with information should contact Lake County police.


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