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      Deputies search for missing Virginia man who was last seen in Oneonta

      2006 Scion XB--not Merkel's actual car.

      The Otsego County Sheriff??s Office is looking for an 80-year-old man who was last seen in Oneonta on Tuesday.

      Deputies say Robert Merkel, Sr. of Chesapeake, Virginia, left home on Monday without his medication. Deputies believe he traveled to the West End area of Oneonta.

      Merkel, Sr. is described as a white male, 5??10?? tall, approximately 200 pounds; he has blue eyes, is bald and wears wire rimmed glasses. He was driving a grey 2006 Scion xB motor vehicle, VA registration YBH9279, when he left Virginia.

      Anyone with information on Merkel, Sr. or his vehicle in Otsego County is asked to call the Sheriff??s Office at 607 547-1697.

      Anyone with information on Merkel, Sr. or his vehicle outside of Otsego County is asked to call their local enforcement agency and the City of Chesapeake Virginia PD at 757 382-6161.