Racine police: Man at center of Silver Alert killed in Illinois accident
Updated: 5:52 p.m. on Feb. 18, 2022
RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Racine Police Department shared a tragic update in the search for a missing man Friday, Feb. 18.
Police say Robert Dessart was involved in a fatal accident in Illinois.
The department thanks everyone who kept a look out for him.
Posted: 10:38 a.m. on Feb. 18, 2022
RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Silver Alert has been issued for a 79-year-old Racine man. Officials say Robert Paul Dessart left his residence on Roosevelt Avenue around 7:15 a.m. on Feb. 18, and has not been seen since.
Dessart left his home in a 2004 black Honda CR-V with Wisconsin plate 704RDN.
He was last seen wearing blue and green plaid pajama bottoms, a blue cardigan sweater with a gray T-shirt underneath, white socks and blue tennis shoes with a white stripe.
Authorities describe Dessart as a white male, standing 5'7" tall, weighing 155 lbs., with hazel eyes and white, balding hair. He has a tattoo on his left forearm that reads "DESS." He also has a bruise on the bridge of his nose.
Anyone with information on Dessart's whereabouts is urged to contact the Racine Police Department at 262-886-2300.