Written by Sean Corcoran
GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) - Authorities in Gaston County spent most of the day Wednesday searching trails along Linwood Road for a missing elderly man.
Nokomas "Nick" Franklin Haigler, 74, was last seen Thursday or Friday walking south on Linwood Road. He left his pick-up truck parked at the A&P Food Mart.
Haigler suffers health problems, including dementia. He does not have any family in the immediate area.
Police say he is is 5 foot, 9 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He has blue eyes, brown hair, wears glasses and has a scar on the right side of his face that goes down towards his chin.