Missing Lynchburg man found safe

Credit: Lynchburg Police
Credit: Lynchburg Police(Credit: Lynchburg Police)
Published: Dec. 5, 2022 at 8:42 PM EST
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Lynchburg Police say Daniel Witt has been found safe.

ORIGINAL STORY: Daniel Lewis Witt, 75 of Lynchburg, has been reported missing, according to Lynchburg Police.

Officers responded to the 2300 block of Marsh Street for a report of missing person around 6 p.m. Monday.

Witt left his residence along Marsh Street around 11:30 a.m. and was supposed to be back around 2 p.m.

“He regularly walks from Marsh Street to the Wards Road area of Lynchburg. Witt is known to frequent the areas around Walmart on Wards Road and River Ridge Mall. After Witt did not return, and friends and family could not locate him, police were called to report him as missing.”

He stands at around 6 feet tall, is 185 pounds and has thinning brown hair, and is considered endangered “due to possibly experiencing a medical condition that affects his behavior,” according to police,

Witt was last reported seen wearing a light gray jacket over a red flannel shirt with black pants.

Police believed he does not have a cell phone.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Foster at (434) 435-1980 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.