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Police look for missing 79-year-old Spokane man, last spotted in Idaho

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 17, 2020

Michael Lehan, 79, went missing from his home on the 4500 block of West Northwest Boulevard on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.  (Courtesy of the Spokane Police Department)
Michael Lehan, 79, went missing from his home on the 4500 block of West Northwest Boulevard on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (Courtesy of the Spokane Police Department)

Spokane police are looking for a 79-year-old man who was discovered missing by family members on Monday when they went to pick him up for an appointment.

Family called Michael Lehan on Sunday to remind him they would pick him up from his home on the 4500 block of West Northwest Boulevard the next day. Lehan is in the process of getting a dementia diagnosis, according to the Idaho State Police. When the family members arrived the next afternoon, Lehan was gone along with his car and dog.

Family reported Lehan missing several hours later when they were unable to locate him. Lehan was last seen in Worley, Idaho at about 3 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the Idaho State Police.

Lehan is a described as a white male about 5-feet-10 and 195 pounds, police said. He has brown eyes with gray, balding hair. Lehan likely would be driving his red 2003 Acura Coupe with tabs that expired in 2018 with a Washington license plate #AFR9748.

Anyone who sees Lehan or has information on his whereabouts can call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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