NEWARK, Ohio -- We have some good news.

The 90-year-old Newark man at the center of a missing adult alert has returned home on his own.

The alert was issued after authorities say Joseph Lanning left his residence on Swans Road around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on foot, and didn't return.

The missing adult alert included the following counties: Licking, Franklin, Coshocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Knox, Muskingum and Perry.