Missing 70-year-old Virginia man believed to be in danger safely found


NORTHUMBERLAND, Va. – Lewis Rice was safely found early Saturday morning, according to Virginia State Police.


Authorities are searching for a 70-year-old missing Virginia man who's believed to be in danger.

Virginia State Police have issued a senior alert Friday on behalf of the Northumberland Sheriff's Department for Lewis Rice.

Rice, who is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds, was last seen at 12:48 a.m. Friday at his home on Kingston Road in Lottsburg.

He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, dark pants and black and red tennis shoes.

Rice suffers from a cognitive impairment and his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety. He may need medical attention.

Please contact the Northumberland Sheriff's Department at 1-804-580-5221 if he's located.

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