UPDATE: Paul Erion was located safe in Rochester.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in Blue Earth County are looking for a missing 47-year-old man.

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According to the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office, 47-year-old Paul Erion made comments to his family and friends on Thursday that made law enforcement concerned for his safety.

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He left his home Thursday in a 2001 white Ford Taurus with the license plate 335-NTL. Authorities believe Erion does not have his phone or wallet.

According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Erion is 6-foot-1, 165 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He may be wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

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If you see Erion or his vehicle, you are asked to call 911.