Overland Park police say wife of missing man has spoken to him

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Update: 8/11/17- Family has been in contact with the man.

Original story (edited) on 8/10/17:

Andrew Thomas Mead was last seen leaving where he works at 81st and Ward Parkway at 8:45 Thursday morning. Police say he’s an outdoorsman and may be carrying a green backpack.

He’s six-feet tall and weighs 280 pounds. He has brown hair and a full beard, and has hazel eyes. He drives a 2006 silver Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck.

Police didn’t elaborate on why they think he may be in danger, but if you’ve seen him or know where he is, call the police department at (913) 895-6300.