Onslow

Silver Alert canceled for man last seen in Onslow Co.

HUBERT, Onslow County - A silver alert for Richard Watson has been canceled by the Franklin County Sheriff's office.

No further details were available.

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ORIGINAL STORY

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man -- and he was most recently seen in the local area.

Citizens should be on the lookout for Richard Watson, an 80-year-old man who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

The Sheriff's Office said Watson was spotted around 1 a.m. on Friday, November 10, at the Scotchman Store on Highway 24 in Hubert.

Officials have still not found him as of 2:01 p.m. this afternoon.

Watson was last seen wearing a dark colored jacket, brown shirt, blue jeans and red and white sneakers. He is from Louisburg, North Carolina.

He could possibly be driving a 2011 Ford Taurus with North Carolina license plate number AJR-2739.

Anyone with information about Watson should call Detective D. Woody at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at 919-496-2511.


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