Update: Silver alert canceled, missing 81-year-old man found safe

Published: Sep. 5, 2022 at 4:51 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - UPDATE 6:33 p.m.--The Wichita Police department (WPD) said the 81-year-old has been located by deputies from the Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office. WPD says he is in good condition. The statewide silver alert is now canceled.


Wichita Police are searching for a man who suffers from early onset dementia and left his home without a phone at around 11 a.m. Monday.

Police say 81-year-old Phillip Cromwell, of Wichita, is driving a black 2007 GMC Sierra pickup with tag No. 083GNZ. The vehicle was spotted by a FLOCK license plate reader in Nickerson at around 3:15 Monday afternoon.

If you see Philip or his vehicle, call 911 immediately.