READSBORO - A 76-year-old man has been reported missing after he failed to arrive at a relative's house in Texas.
Merton J. Powers, of Readsboro, left the area between Oct. 3 and Oct. 5, telling a relative that he was going to Texas, where he has family.
That relative became concerned when Powers remained out of contact. Powers reportedly has a medical issue that can cause him to become confused and disoriented.
Powers in described as a white male, with white hair and blue eyes. He is approximately 5'4, weighing 145 pounds, and wears glasses. He was last seen near McKay's Auto in Brattleboro. Powers was last seen operating a silver 2006 Suzuki Anyone with knowledge of Powers' whereabouts are encouraged to contact Detective Sgt. Tyler Burgess at the Shaftsbury State Police Barracks. He can be reached at 802-442-5421.
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