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Silver Alert For Missing Man Canceled

The Silver Alert for Tommie Gene Burke from Emerald Isle has been canceled.

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A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing endangered Emerald Isle man.

Officials are looking for Tommie Gene Burke, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Burke is 77 years old, 5'9, and weighs 130 pounds. He has short gray hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a dark colored ball cap, t-shirt and blue jeans with white socks and white shoes. He also wears small framed gray glasses.

Burke lives on Loblolly Street. He was last seen at Fire Tower Road and NC 58 at the Carteret County Solid Waste and Recycling Station.

Officials believe he could possibly be heading to Siler City in a 1999 silver Ford Pickup Truck. His license plate number is XVC-4844.

Anyone with information about Burke should call Officer S. Delorme at the Emerald Isle Police Department at 252-354-2021.


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