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Missing Hickory man, children found safe in Asheville

A 50-year-old Hickory man who was reported missing with his children on Monday, has been found, according to officials.

The NC Department of Public Safety issued a silver alert for Jay Zeidel who was reportedly last seen at 3515 12th St. Dr. NE. The department canceled the silver alert just before midnight and say Zeidel and his two children were found safe in Asheville.

Zeidel was believed to suffer from dementia or another cognitive impairment. Officials said it was possible that Zeidel was traveling to Philadelphia, PA.