UPDATE: Missing 25-year-old found, Golden Alert cancelled

Farid Omar was found safe Wednesday night

UPDATE NOVEMBER 17, 2021 11:00 P.M.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Golden Alert issued late Wednesday morning was cancelled around 10:30 p.m. after Lexington Police say 25-year old Farid Omar was found safe.

Police didn’t release any other details.

 

ORIGINAL STORY BELOW FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2021  11:30 A.M.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing man.

Farid Omar, 25, was last seen on November 16, 2021, around 4 p.m., running outbound on Russell Cave Road.

Omar suffers from autism and severe mental illness. He was last seen wearing basketball shorts and a t-shirt.

He is approximately 5’ 11” and 160 pounds. Omar may be in the Saddle Club Way area.

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

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