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UPDATED: Veteran prone to ‘angry outbursts’ missing from Soldiers Home in Orting

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on March 19, 2013 at 6:33 am |
March 19, 2013 7:05 pm


UPDATE: Steele was found safe in Westport, according to Orting police.

INITIAL POST: A 65-year-old veteran known to have angry outbursts walked away from the Washington Soldiers Home in Orting Monday and has not returned, officials said.

Michael Gordon Steele was reported missing this morning.

Police said he left without his medication and was possibly headed to Gig Harbor or Westport. He could be disoriented and is prone to outbursts.

Steele is 6-feet and 180 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is known to wear a dark blue coat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Orting police at 253-922-6633.

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