Man with medical condition reported missing in Knox County

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KNOX COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has issued an alert for a missing Roseville man.

According to the sheriff’s office, Ernest Baker, 54, became separated from his group while walking in a wooded area Friday. The group was unable to find him and contacted the sheriff’s office, according to a social media post.

Ernest Baker

Baker suffers from several health conditions.

Officials searched both Friday and Saturday for Baker, but were unable to find him.

The search continued Sunday.

Baker is 5-feet, 8-inches tall with gray hair. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, and glasses.

Deputies from Knox, and Coshocton counties, Bladensburg Fire District personnel, Ohio State Highway Patrol Aviation, Kokosing Valley Search and Rescue, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources all assisted in the search.

Anyone with any information as to Baker’s whereabouts is asked to call the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 397-3333.

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