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Silver Alert canceled for missing Mint Hill man

Police say 86-year-old Marion Carriker was last seen in the Monroe area. He may be driving a white Nissan Sentra with NC license plate ALM-7478.
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Marion Kenneth Carriker

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At the request of the Mint Hill Police Department, the North Carolina Center for Missing Persons canceled a Silver Alert for Marion Kenneth Carriker on July 15.

In April, police in Mint Hill asked for the public's help finding a missing elderly man who was believed to be suffering from dementia. 

A Silver Alert was issued Wednesday for 86-year-old Marion Kenneth Carriker, who was last seen in the Monroe area. 

Carriker is described as a white male, approximately 5-foot-11 and weighs around 150 pounds. He has short, gray hair and hazel eyes. Authorities say he is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. 

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Carriker was last known to be wearing a yellow long-sleeve shirt beige-colored jeans and tennis shoes. He may be driving a white Nissan Sentra with North Carolina license plate ALM-7478. 

Anyone with information about Carriker's whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately or you can call Mint Hill Police at 704-889-2231. 

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