Statewide Silver Alert Issued


The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Charles Wesley Mata who is currently missing from his home in the 4900 block of Silver Ave. in Kansas City. Mata was last known driving a dark blue, 4-door 2008 Mazda 3 with KS tag 748-AQD, with an unknown direction of travel.

Mata is an 81-year-old Hispanic male, 5 ft. 7 in. tall, who weighs 165 lbs. He has brown eyes, grey hair and glasses.  He was last wearing blue jeans, a gray shirt with green trim and glasses.

Mata has early onset dementia. He was last seen in Lenexa at 5:15 a.m. this morning, Friday, Oct. 30. He may have traveled near I-35 and Johnson Dr., in Merriam, Kan.

If you see Mata or his vehicle, please call 911.

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