Statewide Silver Alert issued for missing North Judson man


NORTH JUDSON, Ind. (WEHT) – The Starke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of 56-year-old James Runkle.

Police say he is 6 feet 2 inches tall, 210 pounds, bald head with brown eyes. Police say he last seen wearing a green shirt with camo pants, and driving a black 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup truck with an orange kayak in the back and Indiana license plate BLT662.

We’re told he is missing from North Judson, Indiana which is 121 miles north of Indianapolis and was last seen on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 7:00 am.

Police believe he is in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

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

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(This story was originally published on September 21, 2019)

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