Update: Vancouver police said Andrew Van Siclen safely returned home Tuesday afternoon.
Original story below.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Vancouver police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 77-year-old man who may be in Portland.
Andrew Van Siclen has a medical condition that alters his mental state if he does not take medication, police said. He has a black miniature poodle with him.
Van Siclen was reported missing on Monday at 9:15 p.m. after he didn’t return from a trip to Fred Meyer. Police said recent purchases on his debit card showed Van Siclen was in Portland at a Chevron gas station on Northwest Lovejoy Street around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.
Van Siclen is 5'7'' tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. He is driving a 2004 silver four-door Mercury Marquis with Washington license plate AFX8042, according to police. The car has a CB antenna on the roof and a AAA sticker on the right side of the bumper.
Anyone who sees Van Siclen is asked to call 9-1-1.