The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing, endangered elderly woman.

Margaret Ward, 81, was last seen at 5291 King Fisher Drive in Shallotte, North Carolina.

Ward is described as a white female with grey medium length hair. She stands at 5' 6", weighs 165 lbs and has brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a button up dark colored sweater and pink capri pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ashley Stout at Brunswick County Sheriff's Office at 910-253-7490.