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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 78-year-old man.

Clifford Jackson Hicks was last seen in the 12,000 block of Buxton Drive in Pineville.

Authorities say Hicks may be driving a 1999 white Chevrolet Silverado with NC license plate BDT-6940. The truck is said to have a ladder rack and damage to the front-end.

Hicks was last seen wearing black sweat pants, gray hoodie and a brown jacket over the hoodie. He's described as a white male, 5-foot-7, weighing 140 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

Officials say Hicks may suffer from dementia or some sort of cognitive impairment.

If you have any information on Hicks' whereabouts, please contact W. Faulkner at (704) 336-2340.

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