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Silver Alert issued for 84-year-old Chapel Hill man who may be driving to Boston

Posted February 12, 2019 6:07 p.m. EST

— A Silver Alert was issued Tuesday for an 84-year-old Orange County man who may be heading towards Massachusetts.

Authorities said Theodore Roosevelt Parish, 84, of 5900 Running Green Road in Chapel Hill was reported missing by family members just after 2 p.m.

Authorities said Parish, who suffers from dementia and a traumatic brain injury, left his home at 7 a.m. Tuesday. He later told a friend via phone that he planned to travel to Boston, Mass.

Parish’s last known location was in Virginia, authorities said. He is believed to be driving a white 2002 Chevrolet Silverado with North Carolina license plate VJ7 4616.

Anybody with information about Parish’s whereabouts is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at 919-357-4847.