UPDATE: Silver Alert issued on May 22, 2021, on Augusto Echevarria has been cancelled as of May 23, 2021. For more information on this cancellation, please contact the Hammond Police Department at (219) 852-2917.
HAMMOND — A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared.
The Hammond Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Augusto Echevarria, an 81-year-old Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 230 pounds, with gray/black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a faded yellow shirt, white towel around his neck, black pants and black shoes and driving a white Kia Soul with an Indiana plate of 561TMA.
Echevarria is missing from Hammond, which is 159 miles northwest of Indianapolis. He was last seen on Friday, May 21, 2021. He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.
If you have any information on Augusto Echevarria, contact the Hammond Police Department at (219) 805-6892 or 911.