Fernando Duane Pender

Fernando Duane Pender

At about 2 p.m. Monday, Sgt. Michael Bishop of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office responded to Carrot Lane in Scotland Neck, to a report of a missing person.

Family members reported that Fernando Duane Pender, 44, of Scotland Neck, was last seen walking away from his Carrot Lane residence at about 8 p.m. Saturday, according to a press release from Chief Deputy Scott Hall. Pender is a Black male standing 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 176 pounds. Pender has short black hair and brown eyes and has a black goatee. Family describes that Pender suffers from a cognitive impairment and does not have the medicines that he requires in his possession. At this time there is no direction of travel.

If you have seen Pender, please contact the HCSO at 252-583-8201 or your local law enforcement agency.