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UPDATE: Silver alert canceled for missing elderly Amherst couple

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AMHERST (WAOW)-- A silver alert for a Portage County couple has been canceled.

The update came into the newsroom just after 4:30 a.m.

The pair was found safely in Washington County.

They are now with family.
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A silver alert has been issued for a Portage County couple.

According to a news release from the Department of Justice, Betty and Virgil Eaton were last seen at their Amherst home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, but haven't been seen since.

They were on their way to get their taxes done at the H&R Block at the Wal Mart in Plover.

The couple was driving a tan Chrysler Town and Country with a license plate number of WI/VKE.

The van is equipped with a handicap accessible wheelchair ramp. 

Betty, 88, has short curly gray hair.  Virgil, 90, has short light brown, but is mainly bald.  B

oth have blue eyes.

If you have any information about where they are, you're asked to call the Portage County Sheriff's office at 715-346-1400.

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