DEEP RUN, LENOIR COUNTY -

A 72-year-old man suffering from dementia has gone missing from Lenoir County.

James Ferguson is 6'3" and 240 pounds. He has white hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a green shirt with a brown patch on the shoulder, a white ball cap, and brown boots.

He left his home walking on Hornpipe Road in Deep Run. Deputies say he may be headed toward Jacksonville, NC, South Carolina or Mississippi.

If you see him, please call 911.