RALEIGH 9/1/17 4:08 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Arthur Lee Heyward.

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Arthur Lee Heyward, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Anyone with information about Arthur Lee Heyward should call Det C Ellison at the Columbus County Sheriff Office at 910-642-6551.

Name:        Heyward                     Arthur                     Lee                                  
         (Last)        (First)    (Middle)  (Nickname)

Gender: MaleDOB: 04/10/1940Age: 77Race: BlackHeight: 5' 8"Weight: 165 pounds

Hair Color: Black and grayHair Length: ShortEye Color: Brown

Reporting Law Enforcement Agency: Columbus County Sheriff Office
Contact Information: Det C Ellison  at  910-642-6551
Location of Incident: 64 Annies Lane Whiteville NC
Location Last Seen: 64 Annies Lane Whiteville NC
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