John Wesley 'Shorty' VanHook

John Wesley 'Shorty' VanHook

Authorities seek missing Nashville man

From Staff Reports

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Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Nashville man.

John Wesley “Shorty” VanHook, 92, was last seen at a house on the 400 block of East Green Street in Nashville. He was wearing khaki pants, a button-up colored shirt and loafers along with a white WWII hat.

The elderly man, who is believed to be suffering from dementia, is 5-foot-7 with blue eyes, short gray hair and weighs about 160 pounds. VanHook might be traveling in a white Jeep Grand Cherokee with North Carolina license plate WYP-4181.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Nashville police at 459-1510.