Virginia State Police searching for senior with cognitive impairment

Police say his disappearance poses a danger to his health and safety

Courtesy of Virginia State Police
Courtesy of Virginia State Police

ARLINGTON, Va. – Virginia State Police are searching for a missing senior who they say has a cognitive impairment.

Police say that 78-year-old James Oliver was last seen on at 3 p.m. Wednesday walking on North Wakefield Drive and 24th Street in Arlington wearing a blue blazer, silver shirt, pink necktie and blue jeans. 

Oliver is described as being 6-foot and 190 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair. 

According to authorities, Oliver suffers from a cognitive impairment and this disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-576-6768. 


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