The Latest: Police say missing ex-Braves player found safe

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2011 file photo, former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon, left, is greeted by former Braves manager Bobby Cox during a Braves Legends Game featuring the 1991 Braves against all other Braves alumni in Atlanta, before a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs. Police in Georgia are looking for Nixon, who disappeared over the weekend. In a Facebook post, the Woodstock Police Department says Nixon, who's 58, was last seen leaving his home in the morning on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in a gray Range Rover. Police say he was on his way to a local golf course but never arrived. (AP Photo/Dave Tulis, File)

Police in Georgia say former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon, who went missing last weekend, has been located and is safe

WOODSTOCK, Ga. — The Latest on the search for former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon (all times local):

1:10 p.m.

Police in the greater Atlanta area say former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon, who went missing over the weekend, has been located.

Police spokeswoman Brittany Duncan in the metro Atlanta suburb of Woodstock said Monday afternoon that Nixon is safe, but had no other details on where he was found or the circumstances.

Duncan said there was no foul play involved and that police consider the case closed.

Duncan said Nixon's girlfriend had reported him missing.

Woodstock police say Nixon, who's 58, was last seen leaving home Saturday morning in a gray Range Rover. Police say he was on his way to a golf course where he had a tee time, but never arrived.

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9:40 a.m.

Police say they don't suspect foul play in the disappearance of former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon, who was last seen on Saturday.

Woodstock police Officer Brittany Duncan said Monday that detectives are following up on leads received overnight.

Duncan said Nixon's girlfriend reported him missing.

Woodstock police say Nixon, who's 58, was last seen leaving home Saturday morning in a gray Range Rover. Police say he was on his way to a golf course where he had a tee time but never arrived.

Nixon was an outfielder for the Braves and in 1991 was suspended for 60 days after testing positive for cocaine.

He played for nine teams in 17 major league seasons, with his best years coming in Atlanta. He had 1,379 hits and 620 stolen bases.

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4:45 a.m.

Police in Georgia are searching for former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon, who disappeared over the weekend.

Woodstock police say Nixon, who's 58, was last seen leaving his home Saturday morning in a gray Range Rover. Police say he was on his way to a golf course where he had a tee time but never arrived.

He was last seen wearing a black long sleeve shirt, black sweatpants, and a black baseball cap, with black Adidas shoes with white stripes.

Woodstock police Sgt. Randy Milligan said Monday that the search is continuing.

Nixon was an outfielder for the Braves and in 1991 was suspended for 60 days after testing positive for cocaine.

He played for nine teams in 17 major league seasons. He had 1,379 hits and 620 stolen bases.

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