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Silver Alert issued for Sampson County man

Posted December 5, 2008 9:13 p.m. EST

Silver Alert

— A Silver Alert was issued late Friday for a 42-year-old Sampson County man.

Officials said Ronnie Young Crabtree may be headed to Fayetteville. He was last seen traveling west on N.C. Hwy. 24 in Turkey on a yellow bicycle.

Crabtree is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Crabtree is described a white, 5-foot-7, about 140 pounds, with brown/gray hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information about Crabtree should call Lawrance Dickson at the Sampson County Sheriff Department at 910-592-1151.