UPDATE: Missing Arkansas man found safe after leaving Knoxville bus station


His sister told investigators she received a call from him saying he had arrived and was ready to get picked up from the station

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers says a missing Arkansas man has been found.

David Eugene Cooper boarded a Greyhound bus in Arkansas bound for Knoxville with a layover in Memphis. The bus arrived in Knoxville at 5 a.m. July 25, and Cooper’s sister received a call from him saying he arrived and was ready to be picked up from the station.

When she arrived, he wasn’t there, and he wasn’t answering his phone. Greyhound confirmed that his ticket was used to board the bus in Arkansas and re-board in Memphis.

Crime Stoppers tweeted before 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, that Cooper was found safe and thanked the public for helping find him.

This story has been updated.

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