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Silver Alert issued for missing Durham man

Posted March 21, 2010 9:51 p.m. EDT
Updated March 22, 2010 2:41 p.m. EDT

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

Willie Junior Poole, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, was reported missing from a home at 802 Simmons St.

The 76-year-old black man has short gray hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 208 pounds.

Poole was last seen wearing a blue and white shirt, blue suspenders, black jeans and black dress shoes with white socks.

Anyone with information about Poole's whereabouts should call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4601.