Silver Alert canceled for 71-year-old Gulfport man

Authorities said he has been located and is safe.

Silver Alert canceled for 71-year-old Gulfport man
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 71-year- old Samuel Holmes Jr. of Gulfport, MS, in Harrison County. (Source: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation)

HARRISON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation canceled the Silver Alert for 71-year-old Samuel Holmes Jr. of Gulfport, MS, in Harrison County.

Authorities said Sunday morning he had been located and is safe.

*Previously reported*

He was last seen Friday, December 4, 2020, at about 1 p.m. in the 11200 block of Peyton Drive in Harrison County.

Holmes is described as a black 5′9′ black man, weighing at 198 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black and gray jacket, gray pants, and black tennis shoes. He is also believed to be in a 2017 blue Toyota Tacoma bearing Mississippi license plate D306J traveling north.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 71-year- old Samuel Holmes Jr. of Gulfport, MS, in Harrison County.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 71-year- old Samuel Holmes Jr. of Gulfport, MS, in Harrison County. (Source: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation)

Family members say Samuel Holmes Jr. suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Samuel Holmes Jr. contact Harrison County Sheriff’s Office at 228-865-7060.

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