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The Fayetteville Observer
Missing Cumberland County man found safe
By Joseph Pierre, Fayetteville Observer,
Editor's note: Tyrone Hinton was located and is safe, the Sheriff's Office said Thursday afternoon.
A Cumberland County man last seen leaving his home last week is described as missing and endangered, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Thursday morning.
Tyrone Hinton, 44, was last seen Sept. 20 getting into a dark blue, single-cab, short-bed pick-up truck at his residence in the 4900 block of Hummingbird Place in Cape Fear, according to a release from the N.C. Center for Missing Persons.
Hinton, who is Black, is described as 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing 260 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes, according to the Sheriff's Office. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, black canvas shoes with white trim and a polo shirt with “Delta Staff” on the front in green letters, the release said.
The alert from the N.C. Center for Missing Persons stated that Hinton is believed to be suffering from a "cognitive impairment." The Sheriff's Office described him as being endangered due to a medical condition.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Major Crimes Detective B. Murr at 910-677-5592 or the Watch Commander after hours at 910-677-5432.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477); by visiting the website at http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org ; or by downloading the free "P3 Tips" app for mobile devices.
Public safety reporter Joseph Pierre can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org .