UPDATE: Bertie County Sheriff’s Office locate missing 65-year-old man

BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Deputies say the missing man who was last seen on May 7th has been found safe.

They say John Wheeler was located at 7:30 pm on Saturday night.

The Bertie County sheriff’s office is looking for a missing man who was last seen on May 7th, Tuesday.

John Wheeler was last seen in the 2400 block of Governors Rd, wearing a dark blue graphic t-shirt with blue pants.

Wheeler is 5′9″ tall, 150 lbs., with white hair and brown eyes.

According to the sheriff’s office, he was last seen walking into a wooded area behind a house but may have made his way back out of the roadway and been picked up.

Wheeler’s direction of travel is unknown at the time.

If you have any information or know of the whereabouts of Wheeler, contact BCSO immediately by calling 252-794-5330.