SILVER ALERT: Police looking for Starke County man

STARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared for a man from Starke County.

James Runkle

The Starke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of James Runkle, a 56-year-old white man who is 6 feet, 2 inches tall and 210 pounds, with a bald head and brown eyes.

Runkle was last seen wearing a green shirt and camouflage pants and driving a black 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup truck with an orange kayak in the back and Indiana license plate BLT662.

Runkle is missing from North Judson, Indiana. He was last seen on Friday at 7 a.m. He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

"As of now, we have not had any success from the Silver Alert," chief detective Adam Gray said Monday evening. "We've had multiple leads, multiple people calling in. As of now, we still have no location of Mr. Runkle."

He does not have a cellphone, which has made the search more difficult. Investigators have searched many locations, including waterways. They even had airplanes in on the search.

If you have any information on James Runkle, contact the Starke County Sheriff’s Department at 574-772-3771, option 1 or 911.