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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Silver Alert lifted for missing Douglas County man

Posted: May 15, 2014 - 4:18am
Updated: May 15, 2014 - 6:54am

Deputies confirm that Mr. Cranwell was located in Butler County, near the city of El Dorado. He is uninjured and arrangements are being made for him to be reunited with his family.

El Dorado is nearly two hours southwest of Douglas County.

Original report:

Photo provided by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert for Covert C. Cranwell, 90, of Lecompton. He has the onset of dementia and left without his medications.

Authorities say Cranwell was last seen leaving his Lecompton home in the 2000 block of East 100 Road around 9 p.m. Wednesday. He was driving a gray 2008 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with Kansas license plates 122CFP.

Mr. Cranwell is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has blue eyes, white hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a pale striped shirt.

Family believes that he may be heading for a family home near Lyndon, Kansas. Lyndon is about 30 miles south of Topeka, in Osage County.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 785-832-7509 or 785-841-0007.

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