Silver Alert Success Story: 80-Year-Old Arkansas Man Found in Missouri
On April 28, 2017, a Silver Alert issued for 80-year-old Lawrence Wayne Williams. Williams went missing in Bentonville, Arkansas and was found safe over 70 miles away in Carthage, Missouri.
According to the news story on Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:
Authorities located Lawrence Wayne Williams in Carthage, Mo. He is safe and will soon be united with family.
BENTONVILLE — Bentonville police are requesting information concerning a 80-year-old man who left his home Thursday and never returned.
Lawrence Wayne Williams, 80, left his home sometime before noon to run errands, according to a news release from the Bentonville Police Department.
Williams suffers from dementia and answers to his middle name Wayne, according to the release. Williams was last seen wearing gray jeans, a long sleeve red shirt with black stripes and cowboy boots, according the release.