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FOUND: Missing 78-year-old man from VA Beach

Courtesy VA State Police
Courtesy VA State Police(VA State Police)
Published: Nov. 18, 2020 at 8:12 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2020 at 7:46 AM EST
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Donald Speakman has been found safe, and the Senior Alert has been canceled.

ORIGINAL STORY: Virginia State Police have issued a Senior Alert for a Virginia Beach man last reported seen November 17.

The Virginia Beach City Police Department is looking for 78-year-old Donald Arthur Speakman. Speakman is white, 5-foot 5 and around 200 pounds. He has gray hair and hazel eyes, with a gray beard that is 3-4 inches long.

Speakman was last reported seen at the Stiletto Hair Studio at 369 Independence Boulevard. He was possibly wearing a gray Buffalo Bills sweatshirt, blue jeans and eyeglasses. He walks with a cane and a limp.

State police say he is suspected to be driving a 2013 silver/gray Kia Sorrento SUV with North Carolina plates TAX-6962. The SUV has black luggage rack bars on the top.

A vehicle similar to the one Speakman is suspected of driving.
A vehicle similar to the one Speakman is suspected of driving.(VSP)

Speakman suffers from a cognitive impairment and his disappearance poses a credible threat to his safety, according to police.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Virginia Beach City Police Department at 757-385-5000 and use option 1.

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