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Silver Alert canceled for Wake Forest man

Posted July 5, 2011

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— The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has canceled a Silver Alert  for a missing Wake Forest man. 

The alert for Sidney Alfred Manley, 60, was issued earlier Tuesday. 

Developed in 2007, Silver Alert is a system to quickly notify the public about missing endangered adults who suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer's disease.

It also allows caregivers and nursing homes to report a person missing. In the past, only a family member could report an adult missing.

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  • bombayrunner Jul 5, 2011

    woud be nice to know an actual general location to be looking for this fella.

  • 37 Jul 5, 2011

    Did he have a doctor's appointment at Duke or the VA? How did he get all the way over to Durham, about 30 miles from home?