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Public alert system credited with saving man's life

Police were alerted of a missing man through the system


Colleen McCarthy
The Courier

BLUFFTON, Ohio — Bluffton Police Chief Rick Skilliter told Village Council on Monday he believes a free public alert system saved an elderly man's life last week.

Bluffton police received a report of a missing elderly man at 6:46 a.m. Wednesday. The man, who suffered from several medical conditions, was last seen by his wife before midnight the night before.

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