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Missing Fredericksburg man who prompted Senior Alert found safe in Hanover

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Posted at 11:07 AM, Jun 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-02 15:29:36-04

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. -- Authorities said the 78-year-old missing Fredericksburg man who prompted a Senior Alert was found safe in Hanover County.

Joseph Jackson who was last seen at his Fredericksburg home Wednesday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

"Joseph Jackson has been located safe in Hanover," deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff's Office said just after 1 p.m. "Thank you to everyone for their assistance in spreading the word."

Deputies said Jackson suffers from a cognitive impairment and his disappearance poses a threat to his health and safety.