Silver Alert issued for Batesville man

he Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled its Silver Alert for 74-year-old Willie Lee Thomas of Batesville.

Posted: Nov 1, 2017 11:45 AM
Updated: Nov 2, 2017 2:25 PM

UPDATE 11/02/17

BATESVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled its Silver Alert for 74-year-old Willie Lee Thomas of Batesville.

He has been located and is safe.

ORIGINAL POST 
BATESVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A Silver Alert has been issued for a 74-year-old man from Batesville.

The alert is for Willie Lee Thomas. He is described as a black man, 5'9" in height, weighing 162 pounds with short gray hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a gray jacket trimmed in blue, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. He was last seen between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday, October 30 walking in the 1,200 block of Lawrence Brothers Road in Batesville.

Family members say he suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.

If anyone has information regarding the location of Thomas, please contact the Panola County Sheriff's Department at 662-487-1733.

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