Silver Alert Cancelled For Goldsboro Man

Goldsboro police have cancelled a silver alert for a missing man.

Fred Simmons was found in Carteret County. Deputies tell WITN News that the man drove his car into a ditch neat East Carteret High School Wednesday morning.

Deputies say Simmons was not hurt in the accident.


A silver alert has been issued for a missing endangered man from Goldsboro. Officials are looking for Fred Simmons, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Simmons is a 67-year-old black man with short black hair and brown eyes. No picture of him is available right now. Officials say Simmons was last seen wearing a gray, long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a blue headband.

Officials say Simmons was last seen at 100 S. Berkeley Blvd. in Goldsboro, which is the address of a Rite-Aid Pharmacy. He may have been headed to Wal-Mart, which is on N. Spence Ave. in Goldsboro.

The Silver Alert was issued at 11:42 p.m. Tuesday.

Simmons was driving a white 2004 Hyundai Elantra. The car has NC tags with the number LRY-4616.

Anyone with information about Fred Simmons should call Officer A. Patelos at the Goldsboro Police Department at (919) 580-4271.


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