Golden Alert canceled after missing Lexington man found safe

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Police say Farid Omar was last seen Tuesday, around 4 in the afternoon. (Lexington Police Dept.)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – 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 said Farid Omar was last seen Tuesday, around 4 p.m. in the afternoon.

They said he was running outbound on Russell Cave Road.

Police said Omar has autism and severe mental illness.

He was last seen wearing basketball shorts and a t-shirt. He’s about 5 feet, 11 inches tall, and 160 pounds. Police said 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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