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Silver Alert canceled for 78-year-old man

Updated: November 2, 2017

OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Silver Alert for the elderly Illinois man last seen in Oak Creek has been canceled. 

Billie Joe Hanson, 78, was found safe in Milwaukee according to authorities. 

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OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Silver Alert has been activated for a missing Illinois man.

Billie Joe Hanson was last seen near the WE Energy Power Plant in Oak Creek around 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

He is missing from Kane County in Illinois. 

Billie Joe is described as a white male, 78-years-old, 5'8, and 140 pounds. He has scruffy facial hair, hazel eyes, and is balding on top.

He was last seen wearing black pants, black leather jacket, black baseball cap, and a watch.

Billie Joe is non-verbal due to a stroke and has memory issues.

He is driving a 2010 red Ford F150 truck with IL plates: 39BJH. There is a cheerleading sticker on the rear passenger window.

Anyone with info is asked to call Kane County Sheriff's Office at 630-232-8400.

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