UPDATE: Kent Pierce has been located safe in Cumming, police announced Thursday.
ORIGINAL POST: An 81-year-old man never made it to his destination, and Alpharetta authorities need your help finding him. A Mattie’s Call was issued Thursday morning for Kent Pierce, who was last seen about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in a red 2013 Mazda CX-5 with Georgia tag PQT8569, Alpharetta Department of Public Safety spokesman George Gordon said early Thursday. Pierce was on Somerby Drive en route to band practice at a community center, Gordon said. Pierce, a 6-foot, 239-pound white man with gray hair and brown eyes, never made it to practice. Anyone who sees Pierce or the vehicle is asked to call 911.