Thank you! Viewer tip to CBS 6 helps police find missing Henrico man

Posted at 5:58 AM, Aug 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-27 14:15:54-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Police said a tip passed along from a CBS 6 viewer to investigators helped find a missing man. Kadeem East, 25, was found safe Wednesday afternoon. He was last seen around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Hermitage and Dumbarton Roads.

A viewer sent CBS 6 an email Wednesday afternoon that indicated he spotted a man who fit East’s description at about 11 a.m. near an Interstate 64 ramp along Staples Mill Road.

That tip was passed along to Henrico Police. Police located East at about 1 p.m.

“Thanks to all for the concern about his whereabouts,” Henrico Police spokeswoman Linda Toney said.