WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) - A Silver Alert issued for a missing Lawrence County man has been inactivated.
The sheriff’s office issued the alert Tuesday, Dec. 1, after 72-year-old Gene Richie Peterson disappeared.
He was last seen at the Kum & Go in Black Rock around 2 p.m.
Sheriff Jeff Yates said Peterson was found safe in Paragould and is now back home with his family.
This is the second time this year a Silver Alert has been issued for Peterson. In May, was found in Kennett a day after he was reported missing.