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James City County Police locates missing 71-year-old man suffering from cognitive impairment

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Posted at 5:18 PM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 20:57:15-04

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. - James City County Police have located a missing 71-year-old man, suffering from cognitive impairment, who was last seen Saturday afternoon leaving his home.

71-year-old Charles “Charlie” Edward Smith was last seen leaving his residence on foot in the 4700 block of Hickory Sign Post Road around 2 p.m.

Smith is described as 5’8” and 175 pounds with a full gray beard. Police say he is wearing a hat and jacket, a light green shirt and gray sweatpants.

Officials say Smith suffers from cognitive impairment and medical conditions that pose a credible threat to his health and safety, and he is need of medication. He is not considered to be a danger to the public.