Silver Alert called off after missing Gary man found


GARY, Ind. (WANE) – The 78-year-old Gary man who was the subject of a statewide Silver Alert last week has been found.

Police in Gary said Monday that George Porter had been located and the Silver Alert was canceled as of 10 a.m.

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday as police searched for Porter, who was last seen April 1 in Gary. Police said he was believed to be in danger, and was possibly disoriented and in need of medical assistance.

It’s not clear where Porter was found. No other information was provided.

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