Local News

Elderly Harnett County Man Found Safe

Posted March 4, 2006 6:32 a.m. EST

— An elderly Harnett County man was found safe Saturday afternoon after disappearing from a Lillington retirement home early Saturday morning.

Alfred James Ellison, 68, was last seen at Pinecrest Gardens

on Old U.S. 421 in Lillington

around at 2 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said he had been located in a wooded area near the nursing home shortly after 6 p.m. Although he had no injuries, he was taken to Betsy Johnson Hospital in Dunn for a medical evaluation.