Missing Hoxie couple found safe in Iowa

Published: Jul. 14, 2022 at 2:48 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2022 at 2:24 PM CDT
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HOXIE, Ark. (KAIT) - An elderly Hoxie couple reported missing Thursday has been safe more than 500 miles away in Iowa.

Sgt. Eric Cheatham with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office said the Harold and Bonnie Hayes “had just been found” Friday afternoon.

He said he was completing the paperwork to have a Silver Alert, which had been issued for the couple on July 14, canceled.

Our sister station WIFR was told by police the couple was reportedly heading to the Rockford, Illinois, area to visit relatives.

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