The Silver Alert issued for Willie Hubert Wingfield, of Dallas has been cancelled.  Wingfield was found in Vermilion, Louisiana in safe condition.


Monday, 04 February 2013 07:45

A missing elderly man was spotted Sunday in Upshur County.

Authorities say  the Tyler Police Department received information Sunday evening of a confirmed sighting of Willie Wingfield near Big Sandy.  Mr. Wingfield was driving a 2000 green Dodge Intrepid.

A Silver Alert was issued Friday by the state in response to Wingfield's dissapearence.

Willie Hubert Wingfield was reported missing on February 1, 2013 at approximately 11:45 pm. Family members stated that Wingfield was driving from Dallas to Tyler to visit his girlfriend. Mr. Wingfield stopped and called her for directions to her house at approximately 5:30 pm. He indicated that he was at the CVS pharmacy located at Glenwood and W. Gentry. The last time Wingfield was contacted he stated he was somewhere on Queen St. They have been unable to contact him since and it appears that his phone is not working or is turned off at this time. Mr. Wingfield is diabetic and is diagnosed with dementia and maybe confused. Mr. Wingfield is described as a African American Male, with grey hair and brown eyes. He is 5’7” and 135 lbs. He is currently driving a 2000 Green Dodge Intrepid Texas license plate number 640WFT.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mr. Wingfield is asked to contact local authorities.