Silver Alert issued for missing Statesville man

  
Johnny Pless - Picture courtesy of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety
Johnny Pless – Picture courtesy of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety

UPDATE: This Silver Alert has been canceled, per the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

FROM PRESS RELEASE

RALEIGH 5:55 AM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Johnny Edward Pless.

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Johnny Edward Pless, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Anyone with information about Johnny Edward Pless should call Ofc H. Sexton at the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406.

Gender: Male
DOB: 08/05/1949
Age: 67
Race: black
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 170 pounds

Hair Color: n/a
Hair Length: bald
Eye Color: brown

Clothing Description: Johnny was last seen wearing a tan hat, light colored t-shirt, tan pants and black shoes.

Reporting Law Enforcement Agency: Statesville Police Department

Contact Information: Ofc H. Sexton at 704-878-3406

Location of Incident: 268 Kelly St. Statesville, NC 28677

Location Last Seen: 268 Kelly St. Statesville, NC 28677

Make: toyota
Model: camry
Year: 2001
Color: silver
License Plate Number: wza6094
Licensing State: NC

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Author: WSIC editor