ALERT: Search Underway for 89-Year-Old Missing Camden County Man UPDATE: Found Safe

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Gloucester City Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing male.

Camden County police officials say, Mr. William Ruggles, 89, was last seen leaving his home in Gloucester City driving his vehicle, a 2005 Buick Park Avenue (NJ License plate 759-LMT), on October 17, at approximately 2:30 p.m.

His whereabouts are currently unknown.

Police say Ruggles is described as a white male who stands at approximately 5’9” and 150 lbs with grey hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, blue dickie style pants and a camo hat.

He is known to frequent the Brooklawn Shoprite and Audubon Walmart.

No additional information is being released at this time.

If you come in contact with or see William Ruggles, please call 9-1-1 immediately and report his location.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Tanner Ogilvie at (856) 650-6398 or the Gloucester City Police Department at (856) 456-0900

Information may also be emailed to