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Silver Alert canceled for missing 86-year-old man

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Posted at 11:39 PM, Nov 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 06:21:53-05

UPDATE | Independence police said William O. Jackson Jr. was found safe.

ORIGINAL STORY | Independence police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 86-year-old man.

William O. Jackson Jr. was last seen around 9 p.m. Sunday at 120 South Willis Ave.

Jackson, who has dementia, is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a black Kansas City Chiefs hat, a flannel shirt, blue jeans and white shoes. Jackson also had a cane.

Police said he left on foot "with an unknown direction of travel or destination."

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or contact the Independence Police Department at 816-325-7300.