Sheriff asks for help finding 94-year-old missing man


First Posted: 5/23/2011

The Allen County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding a 94-year-old man with Alzheimer's Disease who wandered off from his home Monday.Norman Offenbacher drove his truck to the end of his driveway to get his newspaper about 9 a.m. and didn't return to the house in the 2700 block of Reservoir Road. His truck was found at the end of the driveway but he was no where in sight, said Allen County Sheriff Sam Crish.Officers searched the area for Offenbacher and a helicopter was brought in to help with the search. Offenbacher was wearing a gray sweatshirt and jeans. He is 5 foot 1 and weighs 140 pounds, Crish said.Crish is asking people to be on the lookout for Offenbacher. They do not suspect foul play, he said.