72-year-old man missing, last seen near Duke Hospital

January 3, 2019
Donnie Coats Lee

Durham police are asking the public for help locating a 72-year-old man who went missing on Wednesday night.

A Silver Alert was issued for Donnie Coats Lee, who suffers from dementia or a cognitive impairment.

Lee is described as a black male who stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds.

He was last seen near the hospital, located at 2301 Erwin Road, wearing a hat, a dark jacket, jeans and gray and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4427.

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