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Missing Chapel Hill man is found

Posted January 11, 2015
Updated January 12, 2015

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— Editor's Note: The Silver Alert for Martin Glenn Alexander was canceled Monday afternoon after he was found unharmed, authorities said.


A Silver Alert has been issued for a 39-year-old Chapel Hill man.

Martin Glenn Alexander was last seen on Mount Carmel Church Road in Chapel Hill. He is described as a white male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 195 pounds with brown eyes and short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gray jacket and dark blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding Alexander’s whereabouts is asked to contact Chapel Hill police at 919-612-8240.


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  • rhodytarheel Jan 12, 2015

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    Well...yes, I was being sarcastic about the description (or lack thereof), but didn't intend any disrespect to the family. And I think if I was the family, I'd want there to be some more information out there to make it more likely that he'd be found.

  • nclgw Jan 12, 2015

    Your point is well-taken regarding the description; however, consider how you would feel if this were your loved one/family member - - and you saw this sarcastic comment...

  • rhodytarheel Jan 12, 2015

    Quick! Everyone be on the lookout for a slightly tall white dude wearing jeans. I've seen at least 25 people matching this description today. I think the CH police are sick of my calls.