Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A search is underway for a Rochester man who has not been seen since early Friday morning. 

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Rochester Police Captain Casey Moilanen said the man was reported missing by the mother of his children on Saturday. He said as of Monday morning his family has not heard from him. 

The missing man is identified as 39-year-old Wade Gordon. He’s described as white, 5’10”, 155 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. 

The family reported he went to work at Ornua Ingredients in Byron on Thursday. He was last seen at the business in the 1400 block of Voll Dr. Northwest around 2 a.m. Friday and appeared to be fine when he left, Moilanen said. 


Moilanen said officers found his vehicle at Ornua and no other personal belongings. Gordon’s family told police that it’s unusual to vanish and not to contact his kids. 

Anyone with information regarding Gordon’s whereabouts are asked to contact Rochester Police. 

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