TBI: 79-year-old Johnson City man reported missing found safe in Jefferson City


JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday afternoon that a 79-year-old man who had been reported missing out of Johnson City was found safe in Jefferson City.

Charles Edwards was located by Tennessee Highway Patrol, according to the TBI.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has issued a Silver Alert for a 79-year-old Johnson City man.

TBI officials said that Charles Edward was last seen wearing a yellow polo shirt and blue jeans and might be driving a black Honda CRV with the TN Tag 347-NTC.

Investigators ask that anyone with information regarding his whereabouts call the Johnson City Police Department at 423-434-6166 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

Silver Alerts are issued for those missing who meet the following criteria:

  • 60 years or older
  • Have dementia
  • Have a physical or mental disability

No further details have been released at this time. Stay updated on-air and on WJHL.com.

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