UPDATE: Missing Portsmouth man suffering from Alzheimer’s found safe

Posted at 11:17 AM, Sep 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-29 11:25:35-04
Christopher C. Pierce

Christopher C. Pierce (click to enlarge)

UPDATE: Christopher Pierce has been located safe and sound with his vehicle, according to police.

Portsmouth, Va. – Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department’s Special Victims Unit are asking for the public’s help in finding 87-year-old Christopher C. Pierce.

Pierce was last seen Tuesday morning at approximately 6:30 a.m. before driving away in his vehicle. Pierce suffers from a medical condition and is dependent upon medication, which he does not have with him. He has also been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Christopher Pierce is a light skinned black male standing approximately 5’2” tall and weighing 240 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair.  Pierce was last seen wearing khaki pants and a white shirt with brown stripes. He was driving a silver 1996 4-door Lincoln Towne Car with Virginia handicapped license plates bearing the numbers 315883.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Christopher Pierce is asked to call the Portsmouth Police Department at (757) 393-5300 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.