Silver Alert canceled, missing 88-year-old Independence man found safe

Elmer Tulle

Elmer Tulle

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An Independence man has been found safe after police issued a Silver Alert for him Wednesday night.

The Silver Alert has been canceled.

Elmer Tolle, 88, disappeared after he was seen at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 19400 block of E. 38th Terrace Court South in Independence. He was driving a silver 2014 Subaru Outback SUV with the Missouri plate HS84C.

Police say Tolle has dementia. He uses a cane and struggles to walk without falling due to neurological problems. He might become agitated when located, police said.

Tolle was described as 5-foot-10, weighing 160 pounds with gray hair. He was seen wearing a brown hat, brown jacket, gray pants and a blue shirt.

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