Missing elderly Wilkinson County man found safely in wooded area

Missing elderly Wilkinson County man found safely in wooded area

WILKINSON COUNTY, MS (WAFB) - UPDATE: Edward Stewart was located in a wooded area in Wilkinson County on Saturday, June 25 around 4:30 p.m. He was alert and is being taken to an area hospital to be checked out.

The Wilkinson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing elderly man.

Deputies are looking for 81-year-old Edward Stewart.

Stewart was last seen at approximately 6 p.m. Friday at a Shell gas station in Woodville, Mississippi.

He was last seen wearing a blue plaid shirt, blue pants and a blue Obama cap. He is believed to driving a tan 2003 Honda Civic bearing the license plate WKG 016.

Deputies added that Stewart has Alzheimer's, Dementia and symptoms of memory loss.

If you locate Stewart, you are asked to call the Wilkinson County Sheriff's at 601-888-3511.

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