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92-year-old Bedford man found in South Carolina

Courtesy Virginia State Police
Courtesy Virginia State Police(Virginia State Police)
Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 10:37 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Virginia State Police say Hugh Godsey has been found safe in South Carolina.

The Senior Alert has been canceled.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police are looking for Hugh Hester Godsey, 92 of Bedford, after he was reported missing Tuesday night.

Godsey suffers from a cognitive impairment that makes his disappearance a credible threat to his health, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office. He stands about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 210 pounds.

He was last reported seen around 8:30 p.m. in the Forest Food Lion Shopping Center’s Burger King restaurant. Godsey is expected to be driving a red 2014 Nissan Frontier pickup with VA plates VAU-3479 and damage to the rear bumper from a prior accident.

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with helpful tips to please call 540-586-7827.

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