UPDATE: Senior alert canceled; Gerald Adams found

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According to Virginia State Police, the senior alert has been canceled.

81-year-old Gerald Hamilton Adams has been found.


The Virginia State Police has issued a senior alert on behalf of the Newport News Police Department.

The Newport News Police Department seeks the public's assistance in locating 81-year-old Gerald Hamilton Adams. Adams is described as a white male, standing 5'9" tall, weighing 160 lbs with hazel eyes, gray hair, and a thick gray beard.

Adams was last seen on Dec. 31, 2017, at 9 p.m. at his residence 706 James Drive Newport News, Va. wearing a blue, multi-colored flannel shirt, brown jeans, and black house slippers.

He is believed to be in danger and suffers from a cognitive impairment. He may also need medical attention.

If you have any information regarding Adams' whereabouts, contact the Newport News Police Department at 757-247-2500.