Silver Alert canceled for 84-year-old man reported missing out of Greensboro

John Gaither Weddell

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Silver Alert was issued and has since been canceled for a missing man out of Greensboro, according to the Greensboro Police Department.

An alert was issued early Thursday morning for 84-year-old John Gaither Weddell, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Weddell was last seen at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday at the Walmart on 4424 W. Wendover Avenue.

Weddell has been described as a white man, standing 6 feet and weighing 165 pounds with grey hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved red plaid, button-up shirt and blue jeans.