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Silver Alert canceled after Danville man found, police say

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Posted at 6:13 AM, Sep 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-07 13:46:48-04

HENDRICKS COUNTY — A Silver Alert issued Monday for a 69-year-old Danville man has been canceled after he was found in a cornfield about a mile south of his home Wednesday, according to the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office.

Charles Adkins had last been seen about 7:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office. A statewide Silver Alert was declared about 11:30 p.m.

Danville police and the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office said Adkins was found about noon Wednesday. He was uninjured but taken to a hospital as a precaution.

The sheriff's office thanked other public safety agencies and members of the public for their assistance in the search.

"Through the use of drones, helicopters, Side-by-side UTV’s and horseback from surrounding agencies and citizen volunteers, this was the happy conclusion we had hoped for," the agency said in a statement.

Authorities asked anyone with more information to call 911 or the sheriff's office at 317-745-4052.