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Silver Alert issued for Raleigh man

Posted January 21, 2010 10:02 p.m. EST

— The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert Thursday for a missing Raleigh man.

Gerald Lee Mitchell Jr., 57, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

He is described as a white man, 5-foot-9 and 130 pounds. He has medium-length brown hair and blue eyes.

Mitchell was last seen wearing a black hat, black puffy coat, blue jeans and brown suede boots with fur.

Anyone with information about Mitchell should call Sgt. V.R. Johnson at the Raleigh Police Department at 919-279-2347.