Missing Wendell man found

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Search underway for missing Wendell man
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Cornelius Yorker was last seen in Wendell

WENDELL, NC (WTVD) -- Multiple law enforcement agencies searched by land and by air for a missing 75-year-old man in eastern Wake County, who was found safe Tuesday morning.

The Wake County Sheriff's Office said Cornelius Hubert Yorker walked away from his home on Linnet Road in Wendell on Monday night.

Yorker has Alzheimer's disease and dementia, authorities said.

Authorities said around 9 a.m. Yorker was found and is being checked out by EMS.

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