Missing elderly Portsmouth man found safe

Posted at 3:40 PM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-18 12:18:14-04

Paul Hampton (right).

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – 69-year-old Paul Hampton has been found safe and unharmed, according to the Portsmouth Police Department.

Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Special Victims Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who went missing in the City of Portsmouth Thursday night.

According to detectives, 69-year-old Paul Hampton, was last seen at his home, located in the 500 block of Eisenhower Circle, around noon yesterday. He was last heard from at approximately 9:30 p.m.

No one has seen or heard from Hampton since he left his home. Detectives are concerned for Hampton’s well-being because he suffers from a medical condition that requires medication, which he does not have with him.

Hampton is a black male who stands approximately 5’9” tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has a bald head and brown eyes. Hampton was last seen wearing a black and white checkered hat, gray t-shirt, and gray pants.

If you have seen Hampton or know his whereabouts, please contact the Portsmouth Police Department immediately at (757) 393-5300 or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).