Silver Alert issued for missing Ahoskie woman cancelled

AHOSKIE, N.C. (WITN) - The Ahoskie Police Department has cancelled the Silver Alert for Melissa Dawn Bass.

The department sent the cancelation at 1 p.m. on August 25.


A Silver Alert has been issued for a 43-year-old woman last seen in Ahoskie.

Authorities say Melissa Bass was last seen on East Church St.

She is believed to have dementia or another cognitive impairment.

Bass is 5'4" tall and weighs about 225 lbs. She has short brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue yoga pants.

Authorities believe she may be heading toward Greenville or Wilmington.

If you have any information about her whereabouts, contact the Ahoskie Police Department at 252-358-0231.