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Silver Alert cancelled for man reported missing in Winston-Salem

Maurice Allen Harris Jr.

Update: Maurice Allen Harris Jr. has been found and the Silver Alert has been cancelled.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are searching for a missing man who was last seen on Tuesday, according to a news release.

A Silver Alert has been issued by the North Carolina Center for Missing Persons for 25-year-old Maurice Allen Harris Jr.

Harris was last seen at a group home at 1005 N. Cameron Ave. at about 1 p.m. Tuesday. He was reported missing to Winston-Salem police at 2 p.m. Friday.

Harris was last seen carrying a black, blue and yellow backpack, and wearing a black long sleeve T-shirt, blue jeans, black sneakers and a gray baseball hat. Harris is believed to be traveling on foot.

According to Winston-Salem police, Harris suffers from schizophrenia.

Anyone with information on where Harris is can call Winston-Salem police at (336) 773-7700.