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Silver Alert canceled for 87-year-old man missing from Kokomo

Posted at 6:42 PM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 00:20:27-04

UPDATE: The Silver Alert for a missing 87-year-old Kokomo man was canceled late Friday about five hours after it was issued.

Original story:

KOKOMO — A Silver Alert was declared Friday evening for an 87-year-old man last seen Friday afternoon.

The Kokomo Police Department is looking for Elmer R. Byers, described as being 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes, according to the Silver Alert.

He was last seen around 1:35 p.m. wearing a black cowboy hat, blue coat, gray sweatshirt, and navy blue sweatpants. He is believed to be driving a white 2013 Chevrolet Impala with Indiana license plate D144AJ.

Byers is believed to in extreme danger and may require medical assistance, according to the alert.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Kokomo police at 765-459-5106.