UPDATE 11/28 3:54 p.m.: The Nelson County Sheriff’s office says 85-year-old Bobbie Franklin Napier has been located alive. Deputies say Napier is safe.



NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Nelson County Sheriff’s office and Virginia State Police (VSP) are seeking the community’s help in searching for an elderly man.

Deputies say 85-year-old Bobbie Franklin Napier was last seen on Sunday, Nov. 27 driving a 2001 white Nissan Altima with handicap plates 86907HP. VSP says the vehicle was last seen on Route 3 in Culpepper County on Nov. 27 at 3:03 p.m.

Deputies describe Napier as 5-foot-10 inches and weighing 230 pounds. According to a press release, Napier was last seen wearing khaki pants with a blue/ brown plaid button-up shirt. They report Napier suffers from dementia and has a cardiac history.

Deputies and troopers ask anyone with additional information or who sees Napier to contact the Nelson County Sheriff’s office at 434-263-7050 or dial 9-1-1.