Man reported missing out of Winston-Salem located

Thayer Tyron Tyson

Update: Thayer Tyron Tyson has been located and is being taken to Forsyth Medical Center for a mental evaluation, Winston-Salem police said.

Prior story

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are looking for help finding a missing man.

Thayer Tyron Tyson was last seen Thursday after contacting several family members threatening suicide.

Police say he made suicidal threats to his immediate family and has not been seen since.

They warn that he may be armed, so the public is advised to use caution if they see him.

Tyson is described as a 51-year-old black man standing 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighing 240 pounds. He has a clean shaved head.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800. En Español: (336) 728-3904.

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