Found safe: Officials in Fond du Lac Co. locate missing 83-year-old man

Ralph Polasky

FOND DU LAC COUNTY — Officials with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office say an 83-year-old man missing since Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 25 has been found safe.

According to officials, family reported that Ralph Polasky left a home on County Road E near Cork Street Road in Ripon to take a walk around the property, as he often does. When he didn’t return home several hours later, family members searched the area, but couldn’t find him.

Official say around 11:30 p.m. Polasky was located on foot near Berlin Road and Meade Street by a passerby. Initial reports indicate he is OK.

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