Update July 8, 8:00 p.m.
The Silver Alert issued for Alex Higgins has been canceled.
He has been located and is safe.
The original story is below.
JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 53-year-old man from Mendenhall.
The alert is for Alex Higgins.
Someone last saw him on Wednesday, July 7 at approximately 3 p.m. in the 200 block of Dewitt Flint Road in Simpson County.
He was wearing a light green shirt and green shorts.
He is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.
He was last seen walking in an unknown direction.
Members of his family say Higgins suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office at 601-847-2921.
Mendenhall is approximately 30 miles southeast of Jackson.