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Car Found in S.C., but Search Keeps Fayetteville Focus

Posted July 25, 2007 1:01 a.m. EDT
Updated July 25, 2007 11:50 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police continue to search for a missing man with Alzheimer's, despite finding his car in South Carolina.

Police said that the man's silver, four-door 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier was found in Hampton, S.C., on July 18. The car showed no signs of foul play, detectives said.

The family of Emery Lane, Jr., 75, reported him missing July 16. Family members said they had not been in contact with Lane for seven days.

Lane is a black male with graying hair and brown eyes. He was last seen at 1117 Titus Court in Fayetteville at 11 a.m. on July 9, police said.

Wtiness reports to police have placed Lane in the area of Gillespie Street and traveling on Interstate 95.

Fayetteville detectives are investigating with local authorities in South Carolina.

Anyone with information on Mr. Lane’s whereabouts is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856 or 910-433-1585.