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Police search for missing man

On Monday, the Birchwood Police Department took a report of a missing person.

Police are searching for Michael A. Wing, 59, and is described as 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.

Wing has some health problems and may be suicidal.

He 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 Wing on July 10. They have not heard from him since and it's reported this is unusual behavior.

The family believes he may still be in the four county area surrounding Birchwood. If anyone knows of Wing'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.