Silver Alert cancelled for Brunswick County woman


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — At 5:30 p.m., the N.C. Department of public safety has cancelled the silver alert for a Brunswick County woman.

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Margaret Ward (Photo: NCDPS)

Margaret Ward is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Officials are asking the public to be on the lookout for her.

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Ward is described as an 81-year-old white woman with medium length grey hair and brown eyes. She is around 5′ 6″ tall and weighs around 165 pounds. She may be wearing a dark colored button up sweater and light pink capri pants.

Officials say she was last seen at 5291 Kingfisher Drive in Shallotte. She may be in a 2007 beige Ford Taurus with NC plates, XSH-2099.

Anyone with information should call the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 910-253-7490.