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Birchwood police search for missing man

On Monday, the Birchwood Police Department took a report of a missing person. The missing person's name is Michael A. Wing. Michael is 59 years old. He is approximately 5-foot-8, 170 pounds with green eyes and gray hair.

He commonly wears tan khaki shorts, white short sleeve, T-shirt and a tan "Desert Storm" style camouflage hat. Michael has some health problems and may be suicidal.

Michael left his residence, in the Village of Birchwood, on or about July 9. The family believes he left his residence riding his newer red mountain bike style bicycle. The family received a text message from Michael on July 10. They have not heard from him since. This is unusual behavior for Michael.

The family believes he may still be in the four county area surrounding Birchwood. If anyone knows of Michael's whereabouts or observes him, contact the Birchwood Police Department at (715) 354-3444 or the Washburn County Sheriff's Office Dispatch at (715) 468-4720.