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Silver Alert canceled for man missing from Porter County

A Silver Alert was issued after John O’Hara went missing on Monday morning in Valparaiso.
Credit: Indiana State Police
John O’Hara

VALPARAISO, Ind. — A statewide Silver Alert for a man missing from Valparaiso was canceled Tuesday. 

The Silver Alert was issued late Monday in the search of 75-year-old John O’Hara who went missing on Monday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m.

The Porter County Sheriff’s Department described O’Hara as a 5'9" man who weighs 200 pounds and has white hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing an older Chicago Cubs hat, dark blue windbreaker vest with no sleeves, blue jeans or black sweatpants and dark brown work boots. He was last seen driving a gray 2015 Honda CRV with Indiana license plate 96V4.

When the Silver Alert was declared, authorities believed O'Hara to be in extreme danger. The Silver Alert was canceled just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.