UPDATE: Russell Hearting has been found safe in Trego Count, where he had gone missing.


Law enforcement in Kansas are asking for your help finding a man from Wakeeney.

A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for 72-year-old Russell A. Hearting. He is described as a white man with grey hair,  hazel eyes, 5’10” tall and weighing around 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a red long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and high-top tennis shoes.

The Wakeeney Police Department stated Hearting was last seen on foot at around 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 29 on 190th and C Road in Trego County, where he refused a ride that was offered to him.

Police say Hearting may be suffering from dementia. If you have seen him or know where he could be, you’re asked to call the Trego County Law Enforcement Center at (785)743-5711.