UPDATE as of 7:40 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12: Kent County Sheriff's Office says that Michael "Chester" Cherpes has been found safe and sound.

CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. -- Deputies in Kent County are searching for a 31-year-old man who walked away from the Cedar Springs area.

According to release from the department, Michael "Chester" Cherpes was last seen in the 400 block of E Muskegon St., around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 2017.

The man also sufferers from a condition that impairs his sense of direction, according to the department.

Michael is 5’11”, 170 lbs. with blonde-orange hair. He was last seen wearing a brown coat and blue jeans.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 616-632-6100 or Silent Observer.

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