UPDATE: 06/16/2018 11:27:16 AM- Per the Independence Police Department, Blumenschein has been located safely 


INDEPENDENCE, Mo.- The Independence Police Department has issued an Endangered SILVER Advisory for a missing adult incident that occurred at 810 East Walnut St., Independence last night.

The missing adult is identified as Thomas C. Blumenschein, 71, white male, five feet eleven inches, weighing 170 lbs., with grey hair, brown eyes, light complexion and last seen wearing a straw hat, red plaid shirt and baggy khaki pants. Blumenschein, who allegedly walked away from a nursing home without medications, is diagnosed with dementia, schizophrenia, major depressive disorder and multiple movement disorders.

Anyone seeing the missing person or anyone having any information related to the endangered missing person should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the Independence Police Department at (816) 836-3600.