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Silver Alert canceled after missing Topeka man found safe

Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 1:32 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Silver Alert was canceled early Thursday after the man for whom it was issued was found safe, Topeka police said.

The Silver Alert had been issued for Eddie R. Carper, a 70-year-old man with dementia who was last seen at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at his home at 2612 S.E. Kentucky.

In issuing the Silver Alert, authorities said it was believed Carper was driving a 2009 red Jeep Patriot with the Kansas license plate, 219-LBF.

Topeka police at 5:54 a.m. Thursday announced Carper had been located and was safe at his home.

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