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Senior alert canceled after 80-year-old man found safe

He has been missing since Wednesday

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police say William Freierson, who was missing from Sussex County, has been safely located. 


Virginia State Police has activated a senior alert to help find a missing 80-year-old man who may be in danger.

William Frierson has been missing from Sussex County since Wednesday. He suffers from a cognitive impairment and police say his physical safety may be in danger. 

He is driving a silver 2008 Lincoln MKZ with Virginia license plate WUH 7926. 

He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 155 pounds.

Anyone with information about his location is asked to call the Sussex County Sheriff’s Department at 434-246-5000