• Silver Alert canceled for 80-year-old in Statesville

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    STATESVILLE, N.C. - The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has canceled a Silver Alert that was issued early Wednesday morning for a missing 80-year-old Statesville man.

    [Missing 17-year-old didn't return home from work at pizza place; car left at restaurant]

    Officials said Leroy Turner is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

    (Leroy Turner)

    He was last seen on Spring Field Road near East Broad Street and is driving a burgundy Ford Expedition with the license plate number FJS5177.

    The Silver Alert was canceled Wednesday afternoon. No other details were released. 

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