Elderly man last seen on way to Fayetteville VA hospital located in Durham

Cumberland County News
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Fayetteville police say a man who went missing Wednesday night on his way to the VA hospital has been located in Durham.

Ernest Bradley, 86, was located in his vehicle by law enforcement on Thursday morning. Police said he is being evaluated by medical crews.


FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Fayetteville police are asking for the public’s help finding an elderly man who went missing Wednesday on his way to the VA hospital.

Ernest Bradley, 86, was last seen at 10 p.m. while headed to the VA hospital, police said. Bradley “suffers from episodes of memory loss and may have traveled to the area of Charlotte,” according to police.

A Silver Alert has been issued.

Bradley is a black male who is approximately 5 foot 8 and weighs around 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green and blue striped shirt, black jacket, black hat, gray pants, and wire-framed glasses, police said.

Bradley may be driving a silver/gray Toyota Camry with the license plate number DMS-7124.

If anyone has information concerning the whereabouts of Ernest Bradley, they are asked to immediately call 911 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet.

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