The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Albert Leon Dawsey of Whiteville.
Dawsey, 79, was last seen at 104B Jones Place in Whiteville. He may be driving a 1998 tan Saturn with North Carolina license plate WVP6574.
Dawsey is white, with short gray hair and hazel eyes. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 175 pounds.
Anyone with information about Dawsey should call Whiteville Police at 910-642-5111.
It also allows caregivers and nursing homes to report a person missing. In the past, only a family member could report an adult missing.