Sheriff looking for missing Umpqua man

Sheriff looking for missing Umpqua man
Royce Paul Cratty

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. -- The Douglas County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in locating a 74-year-old Umpqua man.

On Thursday, Royce Paul Cratty, 74, was reported missing by his wife.

Officials say Cratty was last seen by his son on Monday morning, when he dropped Cratty off on a BLM road in the Marvin Hill area of Hwy 138W to go for a hike.

Marvin Hill is located approximately eight miles west of Sutherlin near Milepost 16.5.

Royce Cratty is described as a 5-foot-8, 145 lbs, with gray hair and green eyes. Mr. Cratty was last seen wearing two blue shirts, blue “rigging pants” and a red “cruiser hat”.

Sheriff's Office deputies and Search and Rescue personnel are actively searching the area where Mr. Cratty was last seen.

If anyone has seen Cratty or has information to his whereabouts, they should contact the Sheriff’s Office at 541-440-4471.