UPDATE: Missing 87-year-old man located Thursday

REIDSVILLE, NC – The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Vester Houston Pyrtle was located Thursday morning.


REIDSVILLE, NC – A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 87-year-old man.

Vester Houston Pyrtle was last seen Wednesday around 7 PM on Stone Street in Reidsville, North Carolina.

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office say Pyrtle's only mode of travel is walking.

Pyrtle is described as being approximately 170 pounds and 5 foot,10 inches tall.

He was last seen wearing a blue plaid shirt, blue jeans and a ball cap.

Anyone who sees Vester Pyrtle or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 336-634-3232 or Rockingham County Crime Stoppers at 336-349-9683.


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