A Silver Alert issued on Thursday has been cancelled after a Lincoln County man was located in a Statesville hospital. Johnny Cecil Brooks, 68, of 3659 Gastonia Highway in Lincolnton, was last seen by a neighbor on Aug. 4 at his residence.
Unable to contact Brooks, family members reported him missing Aug. 7. He was recently diagnosed with medical issues and did not have his medication with him.
Brooks was located on Friday at a Statesville hospital and will be returning to Lincoln County.