by: Scott McCaulley
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office issues a Silver Alert for a man who went missing Wednesday afternoon.
According to a release from the Sheriff’s Office, around 3:45 pm, a report was received at the Boone County 911 Center about a missing 81-year-old man by the name of Akira Asaumi in the Highway 7 south area.
Asaumi was last seen walking north along the road toward Harrison wearing a brown ball cap, brown jacket, blue jeans, and a dark colored shirt. Asaumi is Japanese and speaks very little English.
Anyone who has seen him or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Boone County Sheriff’s Office at 870-741-8404.