Asheboro police searching for missing man

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ASHEBORO, N.C. — The Asheboro Police Department is searching for a missing 46-year-old man, according to a press release.

Larry Wayne Cates was reported missing and last seen driving a gold 1999 Totoya Tacoma with North Carolina registration WVX-8565.

Cates is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Cates’ truck is similar to this one.

As of Wednesday morning, a Silver Alert has not been issued.

Anyone with information about Cates’ whereabouts is asked to contact Det. D. McKenzie at (336) 626-1300 ext. 310.