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Silver Alert for Cary man canceled

Posted September 5, 2010 8:32 a.m. EDT
Updated September 5, 2010 12:08 p.m. EDT

Silver Alert

— The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons announced Sunday that a Silver Alert has been canceled for a missing 50-year-old Cary man.

Cary police said that David Anthony Johnson was found safe on Aug. 31. A Silver Alert was issued for him last Monday.

Developed in 2007, Silver Alert is a system that quickly notifies the public about missing endangered adults who suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer's disease.

It also allows caregivers and nursing homes to report a person missing. In the past, only a family member could report an adult missing.