Silver Alert cancelled for missing man from Macon County

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Published: Mar. 16, 2023 at 12:03 AM EDT
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MACON COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The N.C. Center for Missing Persons said a silver alert has been cancelled after a man who may be suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s went missing Wednesday night.

Officials said 64-year-old Jessie Simmons was last seen at the intersection of Fuchs Drive and Highlands Road in Franklin, NC. They added that he was wearing a blue checkered shirt, blue jeans, and socks with sandals.

Officials described Simmons as a white man who is around 5 feet 9 inches tall and 150 pounds with grey shoulder-length hair.

According to officials, Simmons could have be heading toward Belton, South Carolina.

According to officials, the silver alert was cancelled early Thursday morning.