UPDATE: Henderson County deputies say he has been found safe.
HENDERSON CO., NC (WSPA) – Deputies are searching for a missing endangered man 86-year-old Bonifacio Melendez in Henderson County.
According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Melendez was last seen walking on Clear Creek Road near Balfour Road around 2:00pm Tuesday.
Melendez is a resident of Cherry Springs Assisted Living Facility and deputies say he suffers from a cognitive impairment.
He was last seen wearing a tan jacket and hat.
Anyone with information on his location is asked to call the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office at 828-697-4911.