UPDATE: Bob Bales has been found and is safe, the Nebraska State Patrol said in a tweet Thursday morning. 

The Endangered Missing Advisory for him has been canceled. 


The Nebraska State Patrol has issued an Endangered Missing Advisory to determine the whereabouts of Bob Bales.

Bales, 82, is a 5'10", 160 pound white male.  He was last seen near 1500 CR R in Dodge County at about 5:30 PM, Wednesday, December 12th, when he left a relative's house to return home near 1900 CR N.

Bales was driving a navy blue 2010 Dodge Dakota bearing NE commercial plates 5-4166A. He was last seen wearing a light blue jacket, plaid shirt, blue jeans, and a ball cap.

Bales has heart issues and is easily confused and hard of hearing. If found, please contact the Dodge County Sheriff's Office at 402-727-2700 or the Nebraska State Patrol at 402-331-3333.