81-year-old Wisconsin man found safe

UPDATE 8:00 a.m.:

Daniel Stella was found safe in Fosston, Minn. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension thanks everyone who assisted in finding him.

Law enforcement from both Minnesota and Wisconsin are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 81-year-old.

According to the sheriff’s office in Iron County, Wisconsin, Daniel Joseph Stella was last seen around 8:10 p.m. Tuesday alongside Highway 2 in Itasca County. Someone gave him gas for his car, and he continued westbound on Highway 2.

Authorities believe he may be in Cass County.

According to a news release from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Stella drives a white 2006 Chevrolet Impala with Wisconsin license plate 540MEK. He was last seen wearing gray pants, a white striped shirt, a gray sweatshirt and a gray Brewers ball cap.

Stella is 5 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has gray hair and blue eyes.

If you see him or have information on his whereabouts, call 911.