The Guilford County Sheriff’s Department has been looking for a missing person for weeks now and is asking for the public’s help locating the man who often wears an orange baseball hat.

On Friday, Oct. 21, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Department put out a press release stating that the individual – Stuart Lee Carter – was a missing person who was last seen on Tuesday, Sept. 20 of this year.

Carter is a 50-year-old white male who’s 5’8” tall and weighs 120 pounds.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, the last time Carter was seen, he may have been wearing blue jeans with holes in them, black Champion shoes and a polo shirt with a diamond pattern design.

He also may have had on an orange baseball hat.

Particular attention should be paid to the Greensboro spots where Carter was known to frequent, including the Old Julian Road area, the places near and along Alamance Church Road, and the Summit Avenue area.

The Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone who has any information regarding Stuart Carter’s whereabouts – either now or at any time in the past month since he has been missing – to please contact them.

Those who do know something can contact Guilford County Sheriff’s Department Detective J.M. Allen by calling 336-641-2799.  Anyone with information on the case may also call Guilford County Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000.

The department and other law enforcement agencies in Guilford County deal with missing person cases quite frequently.

Often, children go missing.  According to statistics from the FBI, in 2019, there were 421,394 entries for missing children in the National Crime Information Center database. In 2018, the number of entries was 424,066. Over the last 35 years, the national toll-free hotline, 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678), has received around 5 million calls.