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BOLO! Virginia man, 72, is missing!

Police say he has dementia and may need medical assistance

Fairfax County police are asking the public for help in locating a 72-year-old man with dementia, who went missing on Tuesday.

NBC reports that Melvin “Mel” Wylie was last seen at around 3:30 p.m. in Alexandria, driving on on Edsall Road, close to Industrial Drive. He drove away in a black 2008 Ford Taurus, with Virginia license plate number, XTC3818. The car has damage to the front driver’s side area.

Previous police reports indicate that Wylie went missing several times in the past year. He’s described at five-feet-seven inches tall, with a bald head and hazel eyes.

Authorities indicated that since Wylie has dementia, he may be in need of medical help. Anyone with any information should contact the Fairfax County police at 703-691-2131.

[Feature Photo Fairfax County PD]