Public's Assistance Requested in Missing Person Investigation-August 3, 2021


​Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, August 3, 2021) – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Missing Person Unit, is requesting the public's assistance in finding 63-year-old Melvin Pharr.
Mr. Pharr was last seen near on Friday, July 30, 2021, around 12:00 p.m., in the 3900 block of Freedom Drive. Mr. Pharr was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, shorts, and tennis shoes. Mr. Pharr suffers from cognitive concerns. Mr. Pharr is believed to be on foot.

Anyone who sees or has information about Mr. Pharr is asked to call 911 immediately.

Detective Whitcomb is the lead detective assigned to this case. For additional information, please refer to the report: 20210731-1848-01.


Melvin Pharr

Black, Male, Age: 63

Height: 5'8", Weight: 150 lbs.

Last Known Location: 3900 Lasalle Street, Charlotte

Clothing Description: Black shirt, shorts, tennis shoes