UPDATE – Statewide Silver Alert Canceled


The Salina Police Department reports that 68-year-old Knute Willison was located safe this morning in Topeka.

The statewide silver alert has been canceled.



The Salina Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a man missing from Salina.

The whereabouts of 68-year-old Knute Willison are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him.

Willison has been missing since Nov. 4.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, a camo jacket, jeans, and a gold, square pinky ring.

Willison is possibly driving a silver Saturn Aura with Kansas Tag 936KVN.

The vehicle was last seen on Nov. 5, traveling east on I-70 near Junction City.

He is a white male, 6 ft. tall, and weighing approximately 235 lbs.

He has gray hair and brown eyes.

Willison suffers from schizophrenia and dementia.

He does not have his medication.

If you locate Willison, or have information about his whereabouts, please immediately contact the Salina Police Department at 785-826-7210.