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Arlington Heights police still searching for missing elderly man

Eugene Jonsson

Eugene Jonsson

Gray 2004 Buick LeSabre, Illinois License Plate: JONS507

Gray 2004 Buick LeSabre, Illinois License Plate: JONS507

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By Daily Herald report

Arlington Heights police are still seeking the public's help as they continue to search for an elderly resident last seen early Friday morning near Yorkville.

Eugene Jonsson, 84, left his home in Arlington Heights at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, driving a gray 2004 Buick LeSabre 4-door with the Illinois license plate JONS507. Police believe he intended to travel to a nearby restaurant and got lost.


He and his car were last spotted at 12:45 a.m. Friday in Kendall County when he asked for directions to Ogden Avenue and Route 59 in Naperville.

Jonsson has no known medical conditions, but police said he has gotten lost recently while driving. He is described as white, standing about 5 feet, 10 inches and 190 pounds, balding with gray hair, blue eyes and wearing eyeglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at (847) 368-5348.

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