UPDATE: Silver Alert Issued
10:22 AM - At the request of the Yancy County Sheriff Office, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has cancelled the Silver Alert for Curtis Benton Hastings.
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Curtis Benton Hastings.
Hastings, 71, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, was last seen at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Burnsville.
Hastings is described at 6'02", 180 pounds, with short gray hair and green eyes. He was last seen in plaid pajamas, short sleeves, and white tennis shoes. Hastings does wear glasses and walks with a cane.
He could be traveling in a 1998, dark blue, Chevy pick up truck with the license plate number NC-ZWF3797.
Anyone with information about Curtis Benton Hastings should call Deputy J. Proffitt at the Yancy County Sheriff Office at 828-682-2124.