A silver alert has been issued for 63-year-old Otis Lee Witherspoon of Wilson.
The Wilson police department says Witherspoon was last seen on November 4th at 12:30 p.m. when a family member dropped him off to visit a friend at Varita Court Apartments, located on Goldsboro Street in Wilson. Witherspoon's family says he was supposed to attend a family party last Saturday but never showed up. They reported him missing Tuesday afternoon, November 8th.
Witherspoon has brown eyes, gray blading hair, gray beard/mustache and was last seen wearing a brown long sleeved Henley shirt, khaki pants and white New Balance sneakers.
Authorities say Witherspoon suffers from dementia.
If anyone sees or knows the whereabouts of Otis Lee Witherspoon, they are asked to call the Wilson Police Department at (252) 399-2323.