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Pittsburg Co. Sheriff Cancels Silver Alert for 79-year-old Man

Posted at 12:37 PM, Apr 14, 2020

MCALESTER — The Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office has canceled a silver alert for a 79-year-old man.

Deputies say that Vernon Tannehill has been located and is safe.


Deputies say that Vernon Tannehill was last seen this morning in McAlester near US Highway 69 and 2 Mile Road.

Tannehill is described as having dementia and sundowners. Deputies say Tannehill has a broken BB gun that he keeps with him.

Deputies say that Tannehill left in a 2003 white Chevy with Oklahoma plates HFN591.

If anyone knows of Tannehill's whereabouts, they are asked to call the Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office.

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