Man with Alzheimer’s reported missing in Newport News found safe

Edward Basile

UPDATE: Police say Edward Basile was found safe Monday night. 

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police are searching for a 70-year-old man with Alzheimer’s. 

Police say Edward Basile was last seen around 3:20 Monday afternoon near the 400 block of Dunmore Drive. 

He’s described as approximately 140 pounds, with gray shoulder length hair, a gray beard and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a red “USA” hat with a white brim, a black and blue flannel shirt and blue jeans. 

Police say he’s known as an avid walker and is currently on medication to treat Alzheimer’s. 

Anyone with information is ask to call the Newport News Police Department. 

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