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Missing Elderly Man Found Safe Back In Pennsylvania

An elderly man who authorities say was missing after not showing up at his brother's home has been found safe.

Carteret County deputies say Robert Rhymer got lost and ended up in Goldsboro where he spent the night in a hotel room. Authorities say the 77-year-old man then drove back home to Pennsylvania.

Rhymer was last spotted at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday when he stopped at the Zingo BP station on Highway 101. They say Rhymer called his brother to let him know he was on his way. The man never showed up.


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Carteret County deputies are hoping the public can help find a missing elderly man who is likely in a wheelchair.

Robert Rhymer never showed up at his brother's home in South River. The 77-year-old man is visiting from Pennsylvania.

Carteret County deputies say the man was last spotted at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday when he stopped at the Zingo BP station on Highway 101. They say Rhymer called his brother to let him know he was on his way. The man never showed up.

Rhymer is driving a a 2005 Red Chevrolet Equinox with Pennsylvania tag WR8626D.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rhymer or his vehicle should call the Carteret County Sheriffs Office at 252-504-4800 or their
local law enforcement agency.


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