UPDATE: Man reported missing in Scranton found safe

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UPDATE: As of 12:50 p.m. Scranton police are reporting that Charles Benke was found and is safe.

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – The Scranton Police Department is requesting help in locating 51-year-old Charles Benke.

In a release from Scranton Police, Benke is said to be missing “under unusual circumstances” but it was not elaborated on what those circumstances were.

Benke is described as a white male, 6’0 in height, brown eyes, brown hair.  He was last seen wearing a maroon sweatshirt, a blue t-shirt, blue jeans, and black sneakers. 

Benke operates a 2007 Silver Pontiac G6 sedan, Pennsylvania Registration LFZ-7835. He was last seen on Wednesday in the East Mountain section of Scranton.

If anyone with information should contact the Scranton Police Department at 570-348-4134.

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