Man with dementia in Nelson County found safe

85-year-old Bobbie Franklin Napier was reported missing


Police say Bobbie Napier, an 85-year-old man with dementia reported missing out of Nelson County, has been found safe.


The Virginia State Police has issued a senior alert for a missing 85-year-old man with dementia in Nelson County.

Bobbie Franklin Napier was last seen in Nelson County on Sunday at about 3 p.m., driving a 2001 white Nissan Altima in Culpeper County with Virginia disabled license plates 86907HP. The vehicle has mold and a Jesus sticker on its rear left bumper.

He was last seen wearing khaki pants with a blue/brown plaid button-up shirt.

Bobbie has dementia and cardiac history. Authorities say the disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety.

Please contact the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office at 434-263-7050 or dial 911 if you see or come into contact with him.

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