Found: NC officials cancel Silver Alert for missing, endangered 12-year-old Wilson girl

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WILSON, N.C. (WNCN) – Wilson police have located a missing 12-year-old girl just after 1 a.m. Sunday morning.

On Saturday afternoon, the Wilson Police Department requested the public’s help in locating Shawna Lee Coleman, 12, for who a Silver Alert was issued from the N.C. Center for Missing Persons.

Shawna is 5-feet 4-inches, 225 pounds with short brown hair and brown eyes, the news release said.

When she vanished, Coleman was wearing a purple hoodie with a black leather jacket, blue jeans with rips, red and white Nike shoes, officials said. She was carrying a turquoise bookbag.

The news release said the missing girl is “believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.”

The girl was last seen in the 3400 block of Millbrook Drive SW in Wilson, the news release said.

No photo was released to the media of the missing girl.

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