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UPDATE: Missing Freeport man found safely

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UPDATE: FREEPORT (WREX) — Authorities say a missing man from Freeport has been found safely.

The Freeport Police Department says 62-year-old Douglas Artman was found around 6:40 Wednesday morning.

Artman was reported Tuesday evening.


FREEPORT (WREX) — The Freeport Police Department said it needs the public's help to locate a missing Freeport man.

Police said Douglas G. Artman, 62, was last seen Tuesday morning on the 1500 block of W Harrison Street in Freeport. He was last seen in a brown Carhartt coat, tan hat, blue pants, a denim shirt and was carrying a backpack. Artman is 5’9", 220 pounds, with grayish-brown hair and blue eyes, according to police.

Police ask anyone with information on Artman's whereabouts to call the Freeport Police Department at: 815-235-8222. Information can also be supplied anonymously by contacting Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-TIPS-NOW, on the P3 tips mobile phone app, or at: www.statelineareacrimestoppers.com. 

Breane Lyga

Breane Lyga is the content manager at 13 WREX. She joined the team in 2015 as the 5, 6 and 10PM news producer after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She was 13 WREX’s assignment editor from 2017 to 2018.

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