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74-year-old missing from UVA Medical Center found safe

Posted at 3:14 PM, May 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-07 22:43:28-04

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia State Police say a 74-year-old man who disappeared from UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville has been found safe in northern Virginia.

Virginia State Police said Wallace Newell Jr., who suffers from a cognitive impairment, was last seen at the hospital on April 28 at 8:30 a.m.

Officials said Newell was safely located by a trooper in northern Virginia.

Newell may be driving a white Oldsmobile Bravado similar to this one.

Newell may be driving a white Oldsmobile Bravado similar to this one.