Raleigh man missing from retirement home located safe
Posted January 17, 2012
Updated January 18, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police say a 95-year-old man who went missing from a retirement community was found safe early Wednesday morning.
Wilton Rankin was reported missing Tuesday afternoon. He had last been seen at the Springmoor Life Care Retirement Community, at 1500 Sawmill Road, around 5:30 p.m. Authorities said he was possibly headed to the Kroger grocery store at 6300 Creedmoor Road in Raleigh.
A Silver Alert was issued for Rankin just after 1 a.m. Wednesday.
Police said Rankin was located around 2:30 a.m. driving near Creedmoor Road and Interstate 540. He was taken back to Springmoor Life Care.