Silver Alert canceled: West Bend man found safe

A Silver Alert was canceled after a 76-year-old West Bend man missing since Sunday evening, July 4 was found safe.

There were concerns after Michael Leinen was reported to have been last seen Sunday leaving 179th Avenue S/E in Fairmount, North Dakota in his 2005 white GMC Yukon. Officials say Leinen was headed to his home address in West Bend – and did not show up as expected after indicating he'd gotten lost. Family believed his phone battery may have died.

Again, he has been found safe. Thank you for helping to spread the word!

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