TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. – Police in Taylorsville are asking for the public’s help locating a missing elderly man.

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for 68-year-old David Raymond Brown, who police believe suffers from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Brown is a described as a white male, approximately 5-foot-8 with short blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray zip-up jacket, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. He was last seen in the 900 block of Highway 16 South in Taylorsville.

Anyone with information about Brown’s whereabouts is asked to call Taylorsville Police at 828-632-2911.