Silver Alert canceled for elderly Lumberton man who has been found


Courtesy: N.C. Center for Missing Persons

UPDATE: Mr. Ellex Locklear has been found, according to Lumberton Police.

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) – Authorities in Lumberton are asking for help looking for a missing man.

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Ellex Locklear. Locklear is believed to be endangered due to some form of cognitive impairment.

Locklear is 79-years-old, 5’10” tall weighing 185 pounds. He was last seen wearing a yellow or neon safety vest.

Anyone with information about Ellex Locklear should call the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.

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