Silver Alert issued for man last seen in Sunset Beach

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The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for a 23-year-old man last seen at Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach.

Paul Milton Simms, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, is described as a 6-foot-1 white man weighing 185 pounds with blue eyes and long brown hair. He was last seen wearing a camouflage coat and could be headed to Oak Island, Hiddenite or Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The alert, issued just before 6 p.m. Thursday, did not indicate when Simms was reported missing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sunset Beach police at 253-7490.