UPDATE: Silver Alert Cancelled

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cancelled a Silver Alert it issued for 80-year-old Ben Charles Bell, Jr., of Jackson.

Ben Charles Bell, Jr.

Jackson, Miss. Update: The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cancelled a Silver Alert it issued for 80-year-old Ben Charles Bell, Jr., of Jackson. Mr. Bell was located and is unharmed.

(The original story posted appears below.)

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 80-year-old Ben Charles Bell, Jr., of Jackson.

Bell is described as a black male with gray hair and a gray beard. He is 5’ 8” tall and weighs approximately 155 pounds. He was last seen driving a white GMC pick-up truck bearing Mississippi Jackson State personalized license plate 971J1.

Bell was believed to be wearing a Jackson State baseball hat when last seen about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, near the 100 block of California Place in Jackson.

Family members say Bell suffers from health issues and may be disoriented.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Bell, please contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234.


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