73-year-old man last seen at the Gary Truck Stop in Safe City


A 73-year-old man who went missing Thursday in Gary, Indiana, has been safely found, Gary police said on Friday.

This is an update to the story posted below:

Clyde Merriweather was last seen parked in his black 2018 Toyota Corolla (Indiana license plate 179DVR) outside the Love’s Truck stop located at 3150 Grant St.

Security footage shows Merriweather positioned on the passenger side of her vehicle by a white male subject who was wearing a dark blue hoodie and dark jeans.

Police say he has a clean shaven face and straight black hair. He is probably in his early to mid 20s with a slim build and measures around 5’9 “to 5’11”.

The male subject was also accompanied by a white woman, who wore a pink zip-up hoodie, a white striped skirt, black socks and wore black boots, police said.

She is probably in her twenties and has long dark hair with a slim figure and is around 5’4 “to 5’6” tall.


Police said Merriweather had made no contact with family or friends during this time.

Merriweather is described as a black male, 6ft 2in tall and weighing around 185 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Merriweather’s whereabouts is urged to contact Sgt. Salazar at 219-881-7300 ext 23042 or Sgt. Drummond at extension 23001, The Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP or dial 911.


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