Missing 80-year-old Trumbull County man found Friday in woods near his home

Robert Yekich

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Robert Yekich

UPDATE @ 1 p.m. (Sept. 7):

An alert is canceled after an 80-year-old Trumbull County man was found this afternoon in woods near his home.

Robert Yekich had been missing since 1 p.m. Wednesday, but it was not clear whether he had been in the woods the entire time, CBS affiliate WKBN-TV in Youngstown reported. He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.


An 80-year-old Trumbull County man is the subject of a statewide Endangered Missing Adult Alert.

Robert Yekich was last seen at 1 p.m. Wednesday when he left his Warren residence and failed to return.

Yekich is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs 165 pounds and has gray hair and blue eyes. He suffers from diabetes and dementia and is in need of medications.

Anyone who sees Yekich is urged to call 911.

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