Silver Alert for 78-year-old Franklin man cancelled

Clifton Sledge (Courtesy: on Franklin Police Department)

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Silver Alert for a 78-year-old Franklin man with dementia has been cancelled.

The alert was sent out Thursday evening after Clifton Sledge found the keys to a 2006 black Chevy Impala and drove away from his home.

Around 9 p.m., the Franklin Police Department sent a tweet stating Clifton was spotted driving in the downtown Franklin area.

Police are now in the process of reuniting Clifton with his family.

No other details about the incident were released.