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Golden Alert canceled after missing Lexington man found safe

Published: Nov. 17, 2021 at 2:57 PM EST
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - UPDATE -- The Lexington Police Department said Farid Omar has been found safe.

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The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing man.

Police say Farid Omar was last seen Tuesday, around 4 in the afternoon.

They say he was running outbound on Russell Cave Road.

Police say Omar has autism and severe mental illness.

He was last seen wearing basketball shorts and a t-shirt. He’s about 5′11″ tall and 160 pounds. Police say he may be in the Saddle Club Way area.

Anyone with knowledge of Omar’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.

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