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Elderly Winston-Salem Man Found Unharmed

Authorities issued a Silver Alert for a missing elderly man from Winston-Salem shortly after midnight Thursday.

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Charles Mitchell Guffey
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A missing Winston-Salem man who was the subject of the Silver Alert returned home unharmed a little before midnight Friday.

Authorities issued a Silver Alert for Charles Mitchell Guffey, 79, shortly after midnight Thursday. Witnesses had last seen Guffey driving away from his house around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Family members told police Guffey came home safely Friday night, but they did not know where he had been for the past day.

Silver Alerts are issued when authorities believe a missing adult suffers from a cognitive impairment.

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