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Silver Alert canceled for missing Creedmoor woman

Posted July 10, 2016 3:02 p.m. EDT
Updated July 10, 2016 5:57 p.m. EDT

Silver Alert

Update: The Silver Alert for Heaven Leigh Nelson was canceled at the request of Butner Public Safety at about 6 p.m. Sunday. 

Officials with Butner Public Safety are searching Sunday for a 21-year-old woman who is believed to be cognitively impaired.

Heaven Leigh Nelson was last seen at 626 Tobacco Lane in Creedmoor. The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for her around 2:30 p.m.

Nelson is white with long, brown hair and hazel eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 98 pounds, and was last seen wearing a navy blue tank top and blue jean shorts.

Officials say she could be traveling to Vance County.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant J. Long at 919-575-6561.