Silver Alert Success Story: 86-Year-Old Florida Man Found In Tennessee
On November 19, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 86-year-old William Franklin. Franklin went missing in Kissimmee, Florida and were found safe 600 miles away in Tennessee
According to the news story on Florida Today:
An 86-year-old man whose disappearance prompted Melbourne police to issue a Silver Alert has been located with family in Tennessee.
The Silver Alert was issued Monday for the man, who went missing over the weekend, according to Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports.
William Franklin, 86, was last seen in Kissimmee wearing a white t-shirt and khaki shorts with white sneakers. Melbourne police had thought that he could be headed to Tennessee.
“He was found with family,” said Marc Claycomb, spokesman for the Melbourne Police Department. “They may have been on the lookout for him as well.”