Found Safe: Silver alert issued for missing Hendersonville man

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Posted at 4:01 PM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 18:37:40-05


Police say Mr. Abell has been found and is safe.


Hendersonville officials are asking for the community's help looking for a missing endangered man.

Police say William "Bill" Abell, 83, left his home Sunday morning around 9:30, in a white Ford F-250 pickup truck with a large bed topper.

Officers say Abell has dementia and has been experiencing hallucinations. He is not supposed to be driving.

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William Abell

A silver alert has been issued. Police ask that anyone with information contact the Emergency Communications Center at 615-594-4413.

Police provided the picture below as an example of the truck Abell was driving.

Example: Ford F-250 four-door diesel pickup truck