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Silver Alert canceled after 80-year-old from Blount County found safe

TBI said Gary Long was located and is safe.

BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. — Update (10 a.m.): The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Gary Long was located and is safe.


Original Story:

TBI has issued a silver alert for 80-year-old Gary Long. He is missing from Blount County.

According to TBI, Long is 5’11”, 210 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes, and may be traveling in a blue Ford Escape with TN tag 8V8-0D8. 

TBI also says that Long has a medical condition that may impair his ability to return home safely without assistance.

Anyone with information about Long's whereabouts is encouraged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Blount County Sheriff's Office at (865) 273-5120.