SUNSET BEACH, NC (WECT) - A Silver Alert has been issued for a Sunset Beach man who fled from police Wednesday evening.
According to a post from the Sunset Beach Police Department, Paul Newton Simms fled on foot from police at approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday in the area of the Ingram Planetarium.
The post states that “Simms' family provided information to police that led us to believe he may need medical attention.”
A Silver Alert was issued for him Thursday evening.
Simms, 23, is about 6′1 and 185 pounds. He has long brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a camouflage coat.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Sunset Beach Police Department at 910-579-6297.