Missing endangered man found after Silver Alert was issued

Hoyt Anders
Hoyt Anders(Rutherfordton Police Department)
Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 9:35 AM EDT
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RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced that Hoyt Roger Anders was located safe after the N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a silver alert for him.

Deputies said Anders was found in Greenville County, South Carolina.

Earlier on Tuesday Officials said 77-year-old Anders, a man who suffers from dementia, was last seen at 148 Anders Place wearing jeans and possibly a t-shirt or button up shirt.

Anders is described as five foot six and 150 pounds with short gray hair and brown eyes. He drives a 2001 white Ford truck with a license plate reading: EFY7446.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lt. R. Garert at the Rutherfordton Police Department at 828-286-2911.

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