Silver Alert Success Story: 84-year old North Carolina man found in Georgia
On June 4, 2010, a Silver Alert was issued for 84-year-old Mert Porter. Porter went missing in Hope Mills, North Carolina, and was later found alive 370 miles away in Atlanta, Georgia.
From the news story in the Fayetteville Observer:
An 84-year-old man for whom a Silver Alert had been issued Thursday was found in Georgia.
Mert Porter, who had been missing since early Thursday morning, was found unharmed in Atlanta early Thursday evening by the Atlanta Police Department, said Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Debbie Tanna.