Lincoln deputies searching for missing woman, vehicle found at restaurant


Pictured above: Mary Cook – Picture courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office


Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective Justin Link is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Lincoln County woman.

A missing person’s report was filed today (September 25, 2019) reference Mary Walters Cook, 59. of Hamlet Street, Lincolnton, NC. Family members stated they have not heard from Ms. Cook since Monday, September 23, 2019.

Ms. Cook’s vehicle was located today (September 25, 2019) at Johnny’s Mexican Restaurant on West Highway 150. Security footage obtained from the business shows Ms. Cook exit her vehicle and walk toward West Highway 150 in the early morning hours of September 25, 3019.

Anyone with information on Ms. Cook’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050 or the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202.

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