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June 30, 2011

Silver Alert Success Story: Maryland man found in Washington, DC

by silveralertbill

On June 22, 2011, a Silver Alert was issued for 77-year-old Richard Eugene Skaggs. Skaggs went missing in Mount Airy, Maryland and was found safe 47 miles away in Washington, D.C

From the Carroll County Times:

A missing person alert was canceled after a 77-year-old man was located by police at a gas station around 6 p.m. in northwest Washington, D.C.

Richard Eugene Skaggs was taken to Georgetown University Hospital suffering from heat exhaustion, but otherwise appeared to be in good health, according to a Maryland State Police press release.

Skaggs had been missing from his home near Mount Airy since Tuesday.

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