Silver Alert Success Story: Missing 78-year-old Connecticut man found in Pennsylvania
On May 22, 2012, a Silver Alert was issued for 78-year-old Martin Anflick. Anflick went missing in Danbury, Connecticut and was later found alive 140 miles away in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
According to the Fairfield Citizen:
In the most recent case, Martin Anflick, 78, turned up in Pennsylvania and was staying with friends, Sgt.Suzanne Lussier, a spokeswoman for Fairfield police, said Wednesday morning. He was located there by one of his former rabbis, and spent the night in Scranton with friends.
Anflick had called his wife from Danbury about 6 p.m. Tuesday, and a “Silver Alert” missing-person bulletin was issued.
State Police and officers in several local departments had been on the lookout for Anflick’s gray 1999 Nissan Quest minivan since the alert was issued.