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Authorities find missing Kansas man with dementia after issuing SILVER Alert

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Claude E. Wilson Jr. (KCTV) Claude E. Wilson Jr. (KCTV)
HARPER COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -

UPDATE: Wilson was found safe by the El Dorado Police Department. The SILVER Alert has been canceled.


The Attica, Kansas Police Department had asked the Kansas Bureau of Investigation to issue a statewide SILVER Alert for a missing 70-year-old man.

On Friday, Claude E. Wilson Jr. left his home in Attica to go to an unknown place. He suffers from dementia.  

He was last seen in Blackwell, Oklahoma on Friday. At 4:09 p.m., he entered a Domino's Pizza in the area and told the staff he did not know how he had gotten to Blackwell, He was confused and asked for directions to get home to Attica. The staff gave him directions and he left.

At 4:36 p.m., he went back to the same Domino's and seemed even more confused. The staff gave him food and a beverage, and drew him a map to get home.

He had not been seen or heard from since.

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