72-year-old man missing from Charlotte found in Catawba County

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The 72-year-old man who went missing from Charlotte Thursday afternoon was found in Catawba County late Thursday night.

A Silver Alert has been issued for 72-year-old Thomas Eugene Kirkley Thursday night.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Kirkley was located in Catawba County by deputies with Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

Police say he is currently being reunited with his family.

Law enforcement officials extended appreciation for the assistance in this matter.

CMPD contacted the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and requested the Silver Alert to assist in locating Mr. Kirkley.

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