Police search for missing, endangered woman in Alexander County

Photo: North Carolina Department of Public Safety 

Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a missing, endangered woman in Alexander County. 

A Silver Alert has been issued for Carolina Jean Fitter, 39, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. 

Fitter is described as a white female, 5'7" tall, 153 pounds, with blue eyes and medium length brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black sweater, blue jeans, and brown boots. 

Fitter was last spotted along Walker Foundry Loop in Taylorsville, North Carolina. 

Anyone with information regarding Fitter's whereabouts is asked to call the Alexander County Sheriff's Office at (828) 632-2911.