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Henderson Co. Man Found After Silver Alert

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Francis Hunnicutt Francis Hunnicutt
HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. -

Update: 8:35 a.m.
Major Frank Stout from the Henderson County Sheriff's Office says that Francis Hunnicutt was found Tuesday morning around 8:15.  Stout says that Hunnicutt was scratched up and bruised but was doing well. The Silver Alert has been cancelled.

September 17, 2013 7 a.m.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department has issued a Silver Alert for Francis Edward Hunnicutt.  Authorities say the 72-year old is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Major Frank Stout tells 7 On Your Side that they are using all available deputies and will bring in the North Carolina Highway Patrol helicopter to aid in the search. 

Hunnicutt is described as 5’11” and weighs 220 pounds.  He was last seen around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday from his home on Greenbriar Avenue in Flat Rock wearing blue jeans, gold shirt, and brown penny loafers.  Deputies believe he was on foot.

Anyone with information about Francis Edward Hunnicutt should call 911 or the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department at 828-697-4912.

 
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