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November 12, 2013

Silver Alert Success Story: 74 Year Old Texas Man Found in Arkansas

by silveralertbill

On November 5, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 74-year-old Robert Gibson. Gibson went missing in Red Oak, Texas and was later found safe 330 miles away in Warren, Arkansas.

From the news story on NBC Dallas-Fort Worth:

A Silver Alert for 74-year-old Robert Gibson was canceled Wednesday when the Red Oak man was found in Arkansas.

Red Oak police say Gibson was found Wednesday morning in Warren, Arkansas by state troopers. Arkansas State Police said he was safe and in good health.

Gibson had been reported missing by his wife on Sunday, she said he left home Friday on his way to Arlington and never returned.

Gibson suffers from dementia and high blood pressure. His wife said he did not take his mobile phone or medications with him when he left the house.

Red Oak police along with Adult Protective Services are making arraignments for his return home.

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