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York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office searching for missing man in need of medication

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Posted at 2:33 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 14:33:18-04

YORK Co., Va. - The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing man who was last seen Sunday, April 5.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies received a report Thursday that 51-year-old Richard M. Bateman was missing. Bateman, who lives in the 100 block of Dryden Lane in York County, may have been driving a red 2000 Yamaha motorcycle at the time of his disappearance.

Bateman is 6 feet tall and approximately 250lbs with brown hair and green eyes. He is believed to be in need of medical assistance due to a pre-existing medical condition, and investigators believe that he has run out of his medication.

Numerous investigative leads have been pursued, but none have yielded any information on Bateman's location.

If you have any information on Bateman's whereabouts, please contact your local law enforcement agency or the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office at 757-890-3621.