Update: Public's Assistance Requested in Missing Person Investigation

Published on September 21, 2023

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Update: Mr. Sherwin returned home and has been reunited with his family.



Charlotte, N.C. – (Thursday, September 21, 2023) – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 86-year-old David Barnett Sherwin. 


The call for service came in at 7:33 a.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2023.  Mr. Sherwin was last seen on Virginia Avenue in his vehicle at approximately 6:30 a.m. this morning.  Mr. Sherwin is currently operating a gray 2016 Honda CRV with North Carolina License Tag Number: YYR-8289.  Mr. Sherwin was last seen wearing a white/blue printed shirt and dark jeans.


Mr. Sherwin suffers from a cognitive impairment and a Silver Alert has been issued.


Anyone with information about Mr. Sherwin’s whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.


For additional information, please refer to the report: 20230921-0733-01.


Missing Person Information:

David Barnett Sherwin

White, Male, DOB: 09/26/1936

Height: 5’8”, Weight: 140 pounds

Hair: Bald, Eyes: Brown

Clothing Description: white/blue printed shirt and dark jeans

                                                                                           Vehicle: 2016 Honda CRV (gray); NC Tag: YYR-8289

Last Seen: Virginia Ave, CLT




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