UPDATE: Missing Chanhassen man found safe

The Carver County Sheriff's Office has canceled a missing person alert after safely locating 87 year-old Verne Christensen Friday evening.

The sheriff's office had asked for the public's help in finding Christensen on Thursday, Jan 29 after he had left his home to go workout at Lifetime Fitness, but never arrived at the gym and never returned home.

The Carver County Sheriff's Office expressed their thanks to all who helped look for him.