Update 12:54 — The Silver Alert for Vivian Hardy Purcell has been cancelled.
KINSTON, N.C. — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing woman in Kinston.
Vivian Hardy Purcell, 87, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
She was last seen at 824 Thompson St. wearing a red shirt, dark blue pants and blue shoes.
Purcell is about 5-foot-7 and weighs about 142 pounds. She has short black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information about Vivian Hardy Purcell should call Officer J. Hewitt at the Kinston Department of Public Safety at (252) 939-3220.