BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — A missing Bristol man who a Silver Alert was issued for was found safe, according to the The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI).
and Bristol, Tennessee Police Department (BTPD) are asking the public for help in locating 84-year-old Charles Jones.
A Silver Alert was issued by the TBI on Saturday morning for 84-year-old Charles Jones. Saturday around 2 p.m., the TBI released that Jones had been located and was safe in Clay County.
According to the Silver Alert, Jones is 5’8″, 187 lbs and caucasian. He has grey hair and blue eyes. The TBI said Jones may be traveling in a 2021 grey Nissan Versa with Tennessee tag number PD93883.
Anyone with information on Charles Jones’ whereabouts is urged to contact the BTPD at 423-989-5600 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
Authorities say nearly 400 people go missing in Tennessee each year. That’s five people for every 100,000. Check this list of people missing from East Tennessee to see if you can help locate someone.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated with new information.