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UPDATE: Colorado man missing from Warr Acres Wednesday has been found safe

Gary Wayne Near, 55, a truck driver from Fort Collins, Co., has been located in Warr Acres, Ok. Police say he locked his keys in his truck before walking away Tuesday. He was reported missing.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 23, 2014 at 9:22 am •  Published: July 23, 2014

9:20 a.m. WARR ACRES — A man reported missing has been found. Authorities are no longer looking for Gary Near of Colorado. He is safe, police report. He had walked to a truck stop to get help unlocking his truck, police said.

6 a.m. WARR ACRES — A Colorado man who locked his keys in his truck in a grocery store parking lot is missing, police said.

Gary Wayne Near, 55, a truck driver of Fort Collins, Co., has been missing since 2:20 a.m. Tuesday from the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, 6437 N MacArthur Boulevard and NW 63. He was seen walking toward a post office as employees were trying to help him unlock the truck, police report.

Near is white, stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 240 pounds. He has balding, brown hair and brown eyes. He also has a mustache, police report.

He wore a light-colored, short-sleeved, button-up T-shirt and khaki shorts.

Near had made a delivery at the grocery store and had locked his cellphone and personal papers in the cab of the truck, a Warr Acres police dispatcher reports.

Anyone who sees Near should call Warr Acres police at 789-3329 or 911.


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