CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Firefighters and police are canvassing the Hickory Grove area of east Charlotte looking for an elderly man who was reported missing Thursday morning.
The 70-year-old man went missing from 7730 Ellencroft Lane around 9:45 a.m. Officials say he was a resident at a residential community called Home Connection.
According to a spokesperson for the Charlotte Fire Department, the man has several medical issues including Alzheimers. He is described as a white male.
The police department is using its helicopter to search for the man and they have also activated a reverse 911 call to notify residents in the area.