KING, N.C. (WLOS) -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Arzell Tuttle of King, N.C. , who went missing under what authorities call suspicious circumstances.
According to local media and The Aware Foundation, an organization that shares information about missing persons, King's car was found on fire on Kentucky Avenue in Winston-Salem, around 16 miles from his home.
Responders found no one inside the vehicle, and when they checked Tuttle's residence on East King Street in King, N.C., they found "suspicious circumstances."
People are asked to be on the lookout for Tuttle, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
Tuttle is described as an 86-year-old white male, 5' 9" and 100 pounds, with gray hair and gray eyes.
He was last seen at his home on East King Street.
Anyone with information about Arzell Tuttle should call Amanda Creed at the King, N.C. Police Department at 336-593-8130.