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Police search for missing Newport News man

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Posted at 4:20 PM, Feb 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-05 16:20:26-05

Newport News, Va. –Newport News police need your help to find a missing 57-year-old man.

They say on Monday afternoon, Eddie Lee Baker was discharged from Riverside Hospital.

Police say he told hospital staff that a friend was coming to pick him up. An hour later when Baker did not return home, his sister called police.

Baker was last seen wearing gray sweat pants, a black jacket, brown shoes, and a Virginia Tech baseball cap. 

Police say Baker suffers from seizures and high blood pressure and has not had his scheduled medications.

He is bald on the top of his head, but has shoulder length dark brown hair on the sides. 

If anyone has seen Baker or knows his whereabouts, please call Newport News Police at 757-247-2500.