UPDATE: The silver alert has been canceled for Benny Thomas. He was located and is safe, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.


HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) -The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 64-year-old Benny L. Thomas of Jackson in Hinds County.

He’s described as a black male, five feet and six inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen Wednesday, May 26 at about 10:00 am in the 1500 block of East Woodrow Wilson Avenue near the VA Medical Center. 

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a green checkered shirt, and a pair of red, white, and black tennis shoes.

Family members say Thomas suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Benny L. Thomas, call Jackson Police Department at (601) 960-1234.