UPDATE: Silver Alert Cancelled For Carteret County Woman

The search for a missing Carteret County woman ended Tuesday morning with the cancellation of a Silver Alert.

Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, the state cancelled the search for 70-year-old Margaret Barnes.

Deputies say Barnes was found safe in New York City.

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A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Carteret County woman.

Margaret Barnes is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

The 70-year-old woman was last seen at a trailer park on Oglesby Road in Morehead City and may be headed to New York.

She is a black woman, 5'7" tall, weighs 167 pounds, and has brown medium-length hair and brown eyes. Barnes was last seen wearing a blue and white shirt, black slacks and black shoes.

Anyone who spots Barnes should call the Carteret County Sheriff's Office at 252-504-4800.


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