LINCOLNTON, N.C. — A Silver Alert has been issued for missing, endangered 89-year-old William Reel from Lincoln County.
Officials say Reel is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office say they were dispatched to a Taswell Lane residence around 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6 in reference to the missing man who failed to return home.
According to officials, Reel has been described as being 5’10” tall, weighing 125 pounds with short gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.
Reel is known to frequent the Kings Mountain, NC area. He was said to be driving a white 2004 Toyota Camry with North Carolina license plate number HFA-9725, deputies said.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of William Andrew Reel is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202, the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909 or the nearest law enforcement agency.