Valley Center police: Man found safe, Silver Alert canceled

Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 5:58 PM CDT
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VALLEY CENTER, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Valley Center Police Department said 80-year-old Larry Edwards has been found safe in Harper. The silver alert is canceled.

Update: The Valley Center Police Department said officers were able to trace Larry Edwards location through credit card records, but as of 7:45 p.m., the Silver Alert is ongoing.

“Through credit card records, (Edwards) was in the Arkansas City at about 3 pm and Winfield at 4 pm and was just reported to have been at a Casey’s in Arkansas City. Arkansas City Police are checking the area,” the Valley Center Police Department said.

Valley Center police are asking for the public’s help to find Larry Edwards. The 80-year-old was reported missing at 2:46 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police said Edwards was last seen driving a Royal Blue Ford Escape with Kansas Veteran plate 47CPL with back-end damage to the liftgate. Edwards had left his wife in east Wichita near K-96 and 21st Street around 9:30 a.m. A delayed hit response found Larry had been stopped by a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper at 2:25 p.m. on US-166, south of Sedan, heading westbound.

Edwards is described as being 5′10, 180 pounds, bald, with hazel eyes.

If you see Edwards or his vehicle, you are asked to contact the Valley Center Police Department via Sedgwick County 911.

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