Roanoke City man reported missing

75-year-old Michael Collins, missing from Roanoke City.
75-year-old Michael Collins, missing from Roanoke City.(Roanoke City Police Department)
Published: Feb. 2, 2023 at 12:59 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A Roanoke City man has been reported missing, according to the Roanoke City Police Department.

75-year-old Michael Collins was last reported seen at his home in the 5000 block of Williamson Road NW January 28 at 6:00 p.m.

Police say Collins is 5′9″ and about 170 pounds. He was last reported seen wearing beige pants and a light cream-colored jacket. Collins also goes by the name “Abdul Malik Al-Amin,” and may respond to that name instead of Michael.

Police say Collins likes to go on walks but normally comes back on his own. Collins doesn’t have any life-threatening illnesses that have been reported to the police.

The department says they don’t believe Collins is in danger, but they’d like to get him home to his family.

Anyone with information on Michael’s location is asked to call the Roanoke City Police Department at 540-853-2212.