Silver Alert issued for blind 87-year-old Raleigh man with dementia

— The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Raleigh man who walked away from his home early Sunday.

Deputies say 87-year-old Thomas Parrish was last seen leaving his home near the 5800 block of Timber Lane in Raleigh.

According to Parrish’s family members, he has dementia, is legally blind and does not drive. Parrish may be wearing a green jacket, but no other details were available.

Parrish is from Smithfield, so relatives believe he may be trying to make his way to Johnston County.

Anyone with any information on Mr. Parrish’s whereabouts are urged to call the Wake County Sheriff’s Office at 919-856-6911 or 911.


Published at Mon, 02 Dec 2019 09:13:45 +0000