Man reported missing out of Burlington found safe

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Michael G. Cox, 33, of Burlington

Update: Burlington police said Sunday that Michael G. Cox was found and is safe.

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BURLINGTON, N.C. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a man reported missing out of Burlington.

Burlington police were notified on Thursday that Michael G. Cox, 33, of Burlington, left his home and was last seen walking in the North Church Street area.

Cox is described as having a beard and black hair in a box-style haircut. Police said he is 6 feet tall and weighs about 160 pounds.

He is known to suffer from cognitive issues and may be without his needed medication, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts can call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3503 or Burlington/Alamance Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100.