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Missing Lynchburg senior found safe

William Lee last seen Thursday afternoon

William Lee, 70, of Amherst, was last seen on Woodrow Street near Campbell Avenue on Thursday around 1 p.m., according to Lynchburg police.
William Lee, 70, of Amherst, was last seen on Woodrow Street near Campbell Avenue on Thursday around 1 p.m., according to Lynchburg police. (WSLS)


LYNCHBURG, Va.UPDATE

Authorities announced Friday morning that they have found 70-year-old William Lee.


ORIGINAL STORY

Lynchburg police are searching for a missing senior.

William Lee, 70, of Amherst, was last seen on Woodrow Street near Campbell Avenue on Thursday around 1 p.m., according to Lynchburg police.

Police describe Lee as a black man who is 5′6″ and weighs around 130 lbs. They say he was last seen wearing a baseball cap and mirrored sunglasses with a dark-colored jacket.

Lee doesn’t have a phone or any means of communication, according to police.

If you see Lee, police say to call 911 immediately.


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