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Endangered Missing Alert for Central Nebraska man

Posted: 11:05 PM, Sep 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-25 16:47:21Z

UPDATE: At 5:40 a.m. Tuesday morning, KMTV¬†confirmed Benton had been found in Texas.  

The Nebraska State Patrol has issued an Endangered Missing Advisory for a missing south-central Nebraska man.

The Harlan County Sheriff's office is looking for 79 year old Harold "Gene" Benton, who was last seen Monday morning in the Alma, Nebraska area.  Benton reportedly suffers from dementia and has medical conditions for which he does not have his medications.

Benton is 5'10", 225 pounds with brown hair and eyes. He may be driving a red 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup with NE BE 4 Conservation plates.

Anyone who has seen Benton is asked to call 911 or the Harlan County Sheriff''s office at 308-928-2147