PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police say a missing elderly man last seen walking out of a local hospital has been found and is safe.

Police say they need to check on the well-being of 77-year-old George Lee Powell Jr. who was last seen walking out of a local hospital Thursday.

Those with information on his whereabouts to contact the PPD Special Victims Unit at 757–393–8536. 

Check WAVY.com for the latest updates.