UPDATE (Oct. 19): Missing elderly man Ervin Norgren has been located safe and unharmed in a neighboring jurisdiction.
Howard County police have issued a Silver Alert and are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing elderly man from Elliott City.
Ervin Milton Norgren, 77, was last seen around 4 p.m. today (Oct. 18) leaving his residence in the 4700 block of Ashby Court in his gray 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan, MD registration 9BV4297.
Norgren does not have a cell phone. A family member contacted police when he did not return home as expected.
Police are concerned for his well-being due to age-related health concerns.
Norgren is described as a white male, five feet 11 inches tall and approximately 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green plaid flannel shirt, grey sweat pants, and blue running shoes.
Anyone who sees Norgren or his vehicle should call 911.