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Silver Alert issued for Durham man

Posted August 7, 2009 5:39 p.m. EDT
Updated August 8, 2009 2:24 p.m. EDT

— The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert on Friday for 76-year-old John Henry Cheatham, of Durham.

Cheatham is believed to suffer from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

He is described as a black man, 5-foot-7 and 180 pounds. He has black and gray, short hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt with “ARMY” on the front, khaki pants, a black baseball cap with “ARMY” on it and khaki athletic shoes.

Anyone with information about Cheatham should call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4427 or 911.