Senior alert canceled as missing 75-year-old found safe

He went missing Saturday around 5:30 p.m., police say

Anthony Ascone was last seen Saturday around 5:30 p.m. (Courtesy of: Virginia State Police) (WSLS)

FAIRFAX, Va.UPDATE

Virginia state police have canceled the senior alert as he has been found safe.

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ORIGINAL STORY

Virginia State Police is searching for Anthony Ascone, 75, last seen on Saturday around 5:30 p.m.

Authorities say Ascone is 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighs about 270 pounds, and has brown eyes and white hair.

According to police, Ascone is possibly driving a 2013 silver Kia Shortage, with the Virginia license plate 2ZBOTS.

Police say Ascone suffers from cognitive impairment and his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131.


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