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80-year-old KCK man found safe

  • Published Friday, May 23, 2014, at 9:41 a.m.
  • Updated Friday, May 23, 2014, at 9:21 p.m.

Police have located an 80-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man who vanished after shopping for shoes.

A Silver Alert had been issued for John E. Burris, who was reported missing Friday morning. He was found about 6 p.m. Friday, unharmed, near Highland, Kan.

Burris told his family Thursday evening that he was somewhere in Overland Park along 119th Street buying a pair of shoes. Family members who spoke with him on the phone said he indicated he was confused and lost trying to get back home.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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