The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man in Carteret County.
Deputies are searching for 58-year-old Steven Lee Hardy, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or another cognitive impairment.
Hardy is described as 5'10'' and 180 pounds. He was last seen at 137 Lee Daniels Rd. in Atlantic wearing a light blue blazer, black and red shorts, and white tennis shoes.
Anyone with information should contact Amanda Mutch of the Carteret County Sheriff's Office at 252-726-1911.