Silver Alert issued for Charlotte man with dementia

- Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are searching for a 67-year-old man with dementia who has not been seen or heard from for several hours. 

Roberto Arteaga-Rodriguez was last seen Sunday afternoon at his brother's house in the 7900 block of South Way Rd. in the Steele Creek area.

His daughter, Dalia Arteaga, called police around 4:15 p.m. to report her father missing. He was driving a black 2014 Ford LGT pickup with North Carolina Temporary tag 24372575.

Arteaga-Rodriguez is described as a  Hispanic man, 5’5” weighing 200 pounds. He has brown eyes and short cut gray hair. He was last seen wearing blue shorts a gray t-shirt and black sandals. 

He has been diagnosed with dementia and his family is extremely concerned about him.

Anyone who sees or has information about Arteaga-Rodriguez is asked to call 911, Crime Stoppers (704-334-1600), or Detective Tuttle-- the lead detective assigned to the case (704-336-8340).

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