Police search for Charlotte man

Eric Wright
Eric Wright Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for a 50-year-old man who hasn’t been seen since he left home without his medication Wednesday night and might have suffered a medical problem.

Eric Wright is black, 5-feet-4-inches tall and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing matching gold and black shorts and shirt, and white socks and black tennis shoes.

His mother told police he was last seen walking in the area of Julia Avenue about 7 p.m. Wednesday. Julia Avenue is off Statesville Avenue north of LaSalle Street.

Wright is known to frequent the Plaza-Midwood area, police said.

Anyone who sees him or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.

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