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Man with Alzheimer’s last seen driving through Virginia

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Posted at 3:55 PM, Nov 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-23 14:20:12-05

VIRGINIA — Law enforcement needs help to locate a missing man with Alzheimer’s, who was last seen on Nov. 19.

Howard Shrieves Jr., age 80, was last known to be traveling to the Pocomoke City, Maryland area, at approximately 5 p.m. on Nov. 19. He never arrived.

Howard Shrieves Jr., age 80.

Howard Shrieves Jr., age 80.

The vehicle he was driving is a 1999 black Ford Escort with Virginia registration. The car has damage to the passenger side front fender. The plates given by the sheriff’s office are VKB2761.

Officers believe he may have traveled through James City County and Fredericksburg.

He may appear confused when located, said Sheriff Todd Godwin.

He was wearing a blue plaid shirt, blue pants, black boots, blue jacket and a brown baseball cap.  He is a black male,  approximately 6’1 and weighing approximately 175 lbs.

Please contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office with any information regarding Mr. Shrieves’ whereabouts at 757-787-1131 or Dial 911. To reach Virginia State Police, dial #77 on a cell phone.