WEDNESDAY 6/8/22 1:05 p.m.
LAYTON, Utah (ABC4) – A missing man with special needs from Layton has now been safely found in Kansas.
Layton Police say the missing man, Travis Hicks, 56, made the journey from Utah to Kansas on his own, but has now been reunited with his family.
Initially, Hicks had not been seen since leaving his Layton residence on Monday morning.
Hicks has now been safely located.
ORIGINAL STORY: Silver Alert activated for missing Layton man with special needs
WEDNESDAY 6/8/22 7:11 a.m.
LAYTON, Utah (ABC4) – Have you seen this man?
A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Layton man — Travis Hicks, 56.
Layton Police say Hicks has special health needs including a “traumatic brain injury, paranoid schizophrenia, diabetes, and depression.”
Hicks was last seen leaving his Layton home on foot early Monday morning around 6 a.m. Police say his cellphone was discovered on the street near 1950 E Hwy 193 in Layton.
The man was last seen wearing a “dark blue and grey pullover wool poncho, green T-shirt,
black Adidas shorts with a white stripe on the side and neon green shoes.”
Hicks’ family says the man initially left his home on the morning of June 6, saying he was walking to a nearby gas station to buy a drink. Officials say Hicks did not take his medication with him at the time and has not returned home since.
“Due to Mr. Hicks’ medical conditions, which require medication he did not take with him, it is
believed Mr. Hicks may be in danger,” police say.
Anyone who may have seen Hicks or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact the Layton Police Department at (801) 497-8300 and reference case #22-14090.