Missing elderly Wake County man located, sheriff’s office says

Cornelius Yorker (NCDPS)

WENDELL, N.C. (WNCN) — A missing 75-year-old Wendell man has been located following a Silver Alert that was issued Tuesday morning, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said.

Cornelius Hubert Yorker was reported missing around 8:50 p.m. Monday.

Yorker was last seen around 8:30 p.m. leaving his home at 7510 Linnet Road on foot. Yorker is described as 5-foot-4 and 155 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes.

Yorker was wearing a dark blue shirt and black pants the last time he was seen. He suffers from Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Authorities said Yorker was located and is being examined by emergency personnel.



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