WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem Police are asking citizens to be on the lookout for a teen who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, according to a press release from N.C. Department of Public Safety.

Joshua McCrea, 14, is the subject of a Silver Alert issued Saturday by WSPD.

McCrea is a black male standing 4-foot-8 and weighing 90 pounds. He has brown eyes and was last seen wearing a white shirt with blue sleeves, black jeans and a pair of running shoes, according to the press release.

McCrea's direction of travel are unknown, but was last seen in the 5500 block of Fairway Forest Drive in Winston-Salem.

Those with information on his whereabouts are asked to call WSPD at 336-773-7700 or 911 immediately.