Update: Leo R. Anderson has been located and is safe, Independence police said early Thursday.
The Independence Police Department has issued a Silver alert for a missing 85-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease.
Police said Leo R. Anderson went missing from his home in the 5400 block of South Jennings Court around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Anderson was last known to be on his way to Tulsa and does not have his cellphone with him, police said.
Anderson is described as a white male, 5-feet 9-inches tall, weighing around 190 pounds, with white hair, green eyes and wearing glasses, a two-tone gray shirt and dark pants.
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His vehicle is a maroon 2014 Honda Accord with Missouri license plates.
Anyone with information of Anderson’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Independence Police Department at 816-836-3600.