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Silver Alert issued for Durham man

Posted February 16, 2009 6:13 p.m. EST

Silver Alert

— The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for a missing Durham man Monday evening.

Danyell J. Covington, 23, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, authorities said.

Covington was described as a black man, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 140 pounds, with short, black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen on the 600 block of Piper Street in Durham.

Anyone with information about Covington's whereabouts is asked to call K. A. Stewart at the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4582.