KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police canceled a silver alert for a missing metro man several hours after it was issued.

Walter Allen disappeared around 6 a.m. Thursday morning. He left the area of East. 23rd and Walrond Avenue. Police said around noon that he’d been located as is safe.

Police say Allen suffers from dementia and used to work construction. He told someone he was on his way to find the rest of his construction crew Thursday morning.

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