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June Mitchell, 61, of Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police in Winston-Salem are looking for a man who went missing earlier today and is suffering from dementia.

A Silver Alert has been issued for June Mitchell, 61, who moved to Winston-Salem a few days ago from Mount Airy, according to police.

Mitchell is suffering from dementia, mini-strokes, diabetes and high blood pressure, according to Winston-Salem police. He left his home on foot at about 3 p.m. Friday and has not been seen since.

Mitchell is described as a 61-year-old black man, standing 5’7″ and weighing about 170 pounds with gray and black short hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen in a long-sleeve lime green shirt, light blue jeans, a black dress hat and black, green and purple Nike shoes.

Police are asking the public for help in finding Mitchell. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information can call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700.