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SC 'Endangered person alert' canceled after missing for 74-year-old found safe

71-year-old Larry Lindsay had been reported missing August 30 in Newberry.
Credit: Newberry Police

NEWBERRY, S.C. — Newberry Police and SLED say an endangered person alert has been lifted  after a missing elderly was found.

SLED said late Wednesday that 71-year-old Larry Eugene Lindsay had been located and was safe. They did not provide additional details on the discovery, but Newberry Police later said he was found in Florence. Officers were working to reunite him with his family. 

Lindsay had last been seen by his wife around 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 30, at the Silver Nails Salon on 2851 Main Street in Newberry.

By midday Wednesday, the endangered person alert was issued, meaning notifications went out on highway signs and other messaging statewide. 

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