LOCATED: 90-year-old Brunswick County man has been safely found

Miles Judson Hammond, 90, was last seen Friday morning at around 10 a.m.
Miles Judson Hammond, 90, was last seen Friday morning at around 10 a.m.(NC Center for Missing Persons)
Published: Dec. 3, 2022 at 8:13 AM EST
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - According to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, Miles Judson Hammond, 90, has been located and is safe after being reported missing early Saturday morning.

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The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Brunswick County man.

Miles Judson Hammond, 90, was last seen Friday morning at around 10 a.m. He was leaving his home in Ocean Isle Beach to go to Hardees.

Hammond is described as having balding gray hair and hazel eyes. He’s 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 175 lbs. Right now, authorities do not know what he was wearing.

Miles Judson Hammond, 90, was last seen Friday morning at around 10 a.m. and may be driving...
Miles Judson Hammond, 90, was last seen Friday morning at around 10 a.m. and may be driving toward Charleston, S.C.(NC Center for Missing Persons)

Hammond is believed to be suffering from some sort of dementia and may be headed toward Charleston. He’s driving a dark green 2003 Ford Ranger with the North Carolina license plate HMF7278.

Anyone who sees Hammond or knows where he is should call Detective Jason Lowrance at 910-363-7897.