Missing Knox County man subject of Silver Alert found safe

Deputies said the man may be in need of medication
Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 7:07 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2021 at 4:34 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation asked for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Knox County man. He was later found safe.

Investigators said that 71-year-old James “Jim” Edward Johnson was last seen at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12 leaving his home on Smallwood Drive in South Knox County.

Deputies said that Mr. Johnson may be in need of medication.

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