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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Nash County Man

Posted December 21, 2007 2:59 p.m. EST

— The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered 77-year old Battleboro man, Donald Lee Melvin.

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Melvin, who was last seen wearing a gray, zip-up sweater. He is 5 feet and 11 inches tall, weighs about 170 pounds and has gray hair, a beard and gray eyes.

Melvin was last seen at 10838 Red Oak Battleboro Road in Battleboro. He may be traveling in a 2000 Nissan Frontier red truck, state license tag number NWL7934.

The Nash County Sheriff's Office contacted the center to request the alert for Melvin. Melvin is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Anyone with information about Melvin should call the Nash County Sheriff’s Department at 252-459-4121.