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Silver Alert issued for woman from St. Pauls

Posted January 7, 2011 2:15 p.m. EST

Silver Alert

— The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert Friday for JoEllen Sexton Hamm, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Hamm, 49, is an Indian woman with brown eyes and short, blonde hair. She is 5 feet tall and weighs about 120 pounds. She was last seen at 222 W. Pate St. in St. Pauls in Robeson County.

Anyone with information about where Hamm might be is asked to call St. Pauls Police Department at 910-865-5155.