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Silver Alert issued for 59-year-old Dunn man

Posted April 10, 2014

— Dunn police are searching for a 59-year-old man who is believed to be cognitively impaired. 

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Joseph Ryan, who was last seen in the 800 block of Tilghman Drive in Dunn. The alert was issued at about midnight. 

Ryan is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 165 pounds. He has short brown hair and blue eyes and wears glasses. 

It was unclear where Ryan may be headed, but authorities said he could be traveling in a gray 2005 Dodge Dakota with North Carolina license tag VXW9281. 

Anyone with information on Ryan's whereabouts should call the Dunn Police Department at 910-892-2345.


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