Polk sheriffs office searches for missing man

Published 2:06 pm Friday, December 17, 2010

A silver alert has been issued in the area for a man who left CooperRiis in Mill Spring early Monday evening.

The Polk County Sheriffs Office is searching for Alexander Mcaskill, 22, who officials say is mentally impaired and could be in danger.

Mcaskill is a white male with dark hair; he is 5 ft. 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 lbs.

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Chief deputy Calvin Atkins says Mcaskill was brought to CooperRiis from Frederick, MD and may likely be traveling in that direction. Mcaskill is driving a gold, 2005 Kia Sedona with Maryland license plate number 973-M916.

Anyone who sees Mcaskill or the vehicle is urged to call the sheriffs office at 828-894-3001.