Authorities searching for Christiansburg man who left for motorcycle ride, never returned

Last seen Sunday

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Police announced Wednesday morning that they are still searching for Carl Alls.

Neither Alls or his bike have been located at this time.

Police say they're using every possible method to locate him and that officers, as well as Alls' family and friends, have been actively searching his typical routes and other routes he may have taken.


Authorities are searching for a Christiansburg man they say went out for a ride on his motorcycle and never returned. 

Carl Alls was last seen leaving his Christiansburg home Sunday around 7:30 p.m. when he told his wife he'd be gone for about an hour to take a motorcycle ride, according to police. He has not been seen or heard from since. 

Police say Alls is 71-years-old, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs around 200 pounds. He has brown hair, a gray beard and blue eyes. 

He was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue shirt, according to authorities. Police say he was driving a 2010 red Honda GL1800 trike with VA license 'NY2.'

Anyone with information is asked to call the Christiansburg Police Department at 540-382-4343. 

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