Longview police: Missing man found safe

Longview police: Missing man found safe
John Kimberly Richard is reported missing by Longview police. He was last seen on Jan. 12. (Source: Longview police)

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - UPDATE: John Kimberly Richard has been found safe, according to Longview police.

Longview police reported Monday morning that he has been located.

“We appreciate everyone keeping an eye out for him,” the department said in a post.

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John Kimberly Richard, 69, did not return to his room at a motel in the 1300 Block of E. Marshall Avenue Sunday morning and law enforcement were notified around 5:40 a.m.

Richard is described as having gray hair and brown eyes. According to family, he was wearing a blue hoodie, a long-sleeved shirt, and white socks. He may be confused due to mental illness, a news release stated.

Additional details were not released.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact Longview Police at (903) 237-1170.

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