Missing Longton, Kan., woman found safe

A Silver Alert is in effect for 79-year-old Sandra Simpson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A missing 79-year-old woman has been found and is safe, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Sandra Arlene Simpson of Longton, Kansas had been reported missing on Friday.

She left Longton on Tuesday en route for Kansas City, and she was supposed to return home Thursday, but never did. Police say on Friday at about noon, information indicates she was in Princeton, Mo., which is in Mercer County close to the Missouri/Iowa border.