Hope Mills, N.C. — The Hope Mills Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find a missing 14-year-old who is believed to be suffering from a cognitive impairment.

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Tyler Dale Smith Tuesday afternoon. He was last seen in the 6300 block of Rustic Ridge in Hope Mills. It’s unclear where he may be headed.

Smith is 5 feet 2 inches tall, 110 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue Nike hooded sweatshirt, khaki shorts and blue and orange tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about Smith’s whereabouts should call the Hope Mills Police Department at 910-425-4103.

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