Silver Alert issued for missing, endangered Morganton man

Photo: NC Center for Missing Persons 

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing, endangered man.

Residents are asked to be on the lookout for Shawn Russ Barlow, 47, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Barlow is described as a white male, 6'2" tall, 225 pounds with balding white hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, ball cap, and tennis shoes. 

Barlow was last seen at the McAlpine Adult Care Center at 3806 Kathy Road in Morganton, police said. 

Anyone with information about Barlow is asked to call the Burke County Sheriff at 828-437-1911.