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Missing Hopewell man with Alzheimer’s found safe

Posted at 3:15 PM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 21:21:35-05

HOPEWELL, Va. -- A missing man Hopewell man last seen Friday morning has been located.

Police said 72-year-old Robert Lee Smith left his residence in the 200 block of South 14th Avenue at 10 a.m. and had not returned.

Officers later said just after 9:05 p.m. Friday that Smith had been found and was safe.

Police said Lee suffers from Alzheimer’s and may have been headed to Petersburg.