80-year-old KCK man found safe

05/23/2014 9:32 AM

05/23/2014 9:21 PM

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.

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