Silver Alert canceled, missing Polk County man found safe

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BALSAM LAKE, Wis. — A Silver Alert has been canceled for a Polk County man who went missing Thursday night.

According to an alert from the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network, Delwin R. Carter, 80, was found safely about 20 miles from his home.

Carter was last seen leaving his home in the village of Balsam Lake around 9:10 p.m. Thursday.

Officials said he has dementia and it was unclear where he was headed.