Silver Alert issued for Rocky Mount man

March 15, 2008 9:00:00 PM PDT
Authorities are looking for 59-year-old William Henry Wright.

They believe he's suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Officials say Wright left the Heritage Retirement Center in Rocky Mount on Saturday in a cab. He then purchased a ticket to Wilmington from the Rocky Mount bus station.

Detectives say he's about six feet tall and 120 pounds. He has short, gray hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket with fur on the collar.

Please contact Rocky Mount Police with any sightings.