He was last seen on Greencastle Court in Raleigh. Officials say they do not know where he was headed.
Mitchell has blue eyes and medium length brown hair. He stands about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds.
He was last seen wearing a black hat, black puffy coat, blue jeans and brown suede boots with fur.
Anyone with information about Gerald Lee Mitchell Jr. should call Sgt V R Johnson at the Raleigh police department at 919-279-2347.