Missing Apex man found; Silver Alert canceled
Posted February 9
Apex, N.C. — UPDATE: 12:02 p.m.: The Silver Alert for a 75-year-old Apex man has been canceled, officials said.
Joseph Robert Hertzig has been found uninjured, according to a news release from the Apex Police Department.
Apex police were searching Tuesday for a 75-year-old man who is believed to be suffering from dementia or another cognitive impairment.
The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Joseph Robert Hertzig at about 5 a.m.
Apex police say Hertzig left his home in Carriage Downs off Olive Chapel Road at about 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Hertzig is 6 feet tall and weighs 230 pounds. He has white hair and brown eyes, and he was last seen wearing glasses, a blue stocking cap, a navy Blue Jays coat, grey T-shirt, jeans and a maroon-colored fleece jacket.
It's unclear where Hertzig may be headed.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the Apex Police Department at 919-362-8661.