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Golden Alert: Man Missing from Covington

UPDATE: Covington Police report that Walter Franklin has been located and is safe.


A man from Covington is missing.

Covington Police issued a Golden Alert for Walter E. Franklin, Jr., 66, who was last seen on Tuesday afternoon at around 1:35 p.m.

According to police, Franklin does not drive and told his stepsister that he was going to Cincinnati.

He suffers from dementia and his family told police that Franklin recently became lost after leaving his residence.

Police said Franklin has a medical condition that may make him combative if approached.

He was last seen wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, brown sweater, tan hat, and blue gym shoes.

He was carrying a red bag and pulling a blue-wheeled case.

Franklin is 5'7", 255 pounds, and wears glasses.

Anyone with information should call Covington Police at 859.292.2296.

-Staff report