Missing 81-year-old Burke County woman found safe

NC Center for Missing Persons

UPDATE 8 a.m. Hazel Cook Hull, 81, has been found and is safe, police said. They want to thank everyone for helping spread the word. 

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The North Carolina Center for Missing persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman.

Hazel Cook Hull, 81, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Hull is described as a white woman, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 180 pounds, with grey hair and green eyes. She was last seen at 4500 Doublehead Drive in Connelly Springs, heading towards the Dollar General Store on NC-18 south in a 2010 blue Toyota Corolla with North Carolina plate number XPX-6332. 

Anyone with information on Hull's whereabouts is asked to call the Burke County Sheriff's Office at 828-438-5500.