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July 2, 2011

Silver Alert Success Story: 77-year old Rhode Island Man Found in Connecticut

by silveralertbill

On December 31, 2010, a Silver Alert was issued for 77-year-old Michael Tienken. Tienken went missing in Bristol, Rhode Island and was found safe over 150 miles (240 km) away in Norwalk, Connecticut.

From the news story on WJAR-TV in Providence, Rhode Island:

BRISTOL, R.I. — The Rhode Island State Policecanceled a Silver Alert issued Friday for a 77-year-old Bristol man with Alzheimer’s disease.

Michael Tienken was initially reported missing byBristol police.

Investigators said Tienken was found in Norwalk,Conn., where police had responded to a report of a disoriented man.

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