Missing man with Alzheimer's found safe

Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

UPDATE: Carwell Pate has been found safe. 

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The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department is requesting help finding a missing man with Alzheimer's. 

Carwell Pate, 76, was last seen at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday at his home in the 8000 block of Plott Rd. when he walked to his mailbox and did not return.

He is described as a black male, approximately 5’9” with a gray beard. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, red sweatshirt and black sweatpants.

Anyone with information on Pate's whereabouts is asked to call 911.