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Jacket, vehicle of missing man found at bar

George "Ronald" Schmidt Jr. (Source: ISP) George "Ronald" Schmidt Jr. (Source: ISP)

SELLERSBURG, IN (WAVE) – Indiana State Police are asking for the community to help locate a man whose vehicle and jacket were found at a bar where he was last seen.

According to ISP, on February 27, George "Ronald" Schmidt Jr., 55, of Perry County, went to the Social Security Office in New Albany then went to Elizabeth to apply for a job.  Schmidt was offered the job, which he took.

He then went to his father's home in Corydon where talked to him about how excited he was about his new job.

A few hours later, police said he went to go visit a friend in Mauckport. His friend wasn't home and investigators said he left and went to the River Bottom Inn around 5 p.m. While he was there police said Schmidt played a few games of pool and had a few drinks. Sometime between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. officers said he left the bar, leaving his coat and an unfinished drink.

His vehicle, a silver 1999 Honda CRV, with an In God We Trust License plate number 284BBH, was found at the River Bottom Inn.

Schmidt's family members said they have not spoken to him since 8:30 p.m. on February 27 and he did not show up at his new job on Monday.

Schmidt is described as being 6' tall and weighing around 200 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes.

He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, blue jeans, tennis shoes, a ball cap and glasses.

Anyone with any information about Schmidt is asked to contact Trooper Chris Tucker at the ISP Post in Sellersburg at 1-800-872-6743 inside of Indiana, or 1-812-246-5424 outside of Indiana.

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