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POLICE: Silver Alert Cancelled For Missing Man, Found In WIlmington

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

Atlantic Beach Police cancelled their Silver Alert for a missing man after he left a family vacation spot in Carteret County and was found in Wilmington.

Just after midnight, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons said the Silver Alert for 76-year-old Jerome Gyorgy was cancelled.

Atlantic Beach Police said the man was vacationing with his daughter and son-in-law at a beach house in Atlantic Beach.

Police said the family was preparing to go to breakfast, and Gyorgy said he would go check the oil in their car.

Investigators said the man ended up driving to Wilmington where he stopped at a convenience store and asked to use the phone.

Deputies took him to a local hospital where Gyorgy's family met up with him. He was not injured.


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The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Jerome Gyorgy. He is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. He's described as a 76-year-old white man with brown short hair and blue eyes about 210 pounds. He was last seen at 200 Ocean Boulevard in Atlantic Beach and could be driving a black 2013 Chrysler 300 with NC tag number: BBC8397.

Anyone with information about Jerome Gyorgy should call the Atlantic Beach Police Department at 252-726-7911.t. He's described as a 76-year-old white man with brown short hair and blue eyes about 210 pounds. He was last seen at 200 Ocean Boulevard in Atlantic Beach and could be driving a black 2013 Chrysler 300 with NC tag number: BBC8397.

Anyone with information about Jerome Gyorgy should call the Atlantic Beach Police Department at 252-726-7911.


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