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Authorities cancel Silver Alert for missing Rowan County couple

Posted October 31, 2015
Updated November 1, 2015

A Silver Alert was issued Saturday afternoon for a Rowan County couple who was last spotted in Raleigh. 
Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for Pearlene Turben Coleman, 77, and her husband, Jimmie Coleman, 76. Both are said to be suffering from dementia or some other cogitative impairment.  
Pearlene Coleman is described as being five foot two inches tall and weighing 77 pounds. She has short gray hair and brown eyes. 
Jimmie Coleman is described as being six feet tall and weighing 200 pounds. He has short gray hair and green eyes.
The couple was last seen just before 2 p.m. at a beauty salon located at 1425 Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh. Authorities believe that they were heading towards Poole Road and could be driving to Tabor City. 
Their vehicle is described as a gold 2002 Chevrolet Silverado with North Carolina license plate MNW 8798.
Anybody with information is asked to call the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at 704-216-8500 or dial 911.
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— Authorities canceled a Silver Alert early Sunday for a missing Rowan County couple.

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons canceled its alert for Pearlene Turben Coleman, 77, and Jimmie Coleman, 77, who were reported missing Saturday afternoon after being seen in Raleigh.

No other information about their disappearance has been released.


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