Missing couple found in Lanier County

Missing couple found in Lanier County

LAKELAND, GA (WALB) - The Lanier County Sheriff's Office said Friday that Robert and Mae Bell, both 86, were found safe and unharmed around 11:30 Thursday  night. The Columbus couple had been reported missing.

Lanier County deputies stopped their vehicle and confirmed their identities, and received full cooperation from Mr. and Mrs. Bell,  according to Chief Deputy Larry Singletary.

Lanier County Deputies turned the couple over to the Lakeland Police Department, to await the arrival of their daughter from Columbus.

The couple was happy and in no distress, and followed the Lakeland Police officers to their station to await the relative's arrival.

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