Silver Alert Success Story: Florida man found in Georgia
On May 16, 2011, a Silver Alert was issued for 88-year-old Phil Phelps. Phelps went missing in Sun City, Florida and was found safe 470 miles away in Riverdale, Georgia.
From the Bradenton Patch:
A Silver Alert that had been issued for an 88-year-old man last seen in Manatee County was lifted Monday night after he was located in Georgia, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Phil Phelps, who had left a Sun City senior living center Sunday morning, was located at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Ga., south of Atlanta, where he was admitted Monday following a four-car crash. Phelps’ son-in-law contacted the sheriff’s office at 6:15 p.m. Monday to say Phelps was OK and a little disoriented, according to a news release.