State police issue senior alert for missing Tazewell County man

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Billy Frank Puckett

UPDATE: This senior alert has been canceled. Billy Frank Puckett has been located, according to state police. 


TAZEWELL, Va. (WAVY) — State police have issued a senior alert for a missing, 87-year-old man that suffers from a cognitive impairment Saturday afternoon. 

Officials say Billy Frank Puckett went missing from Tazewell County, which is southwest of Blacksburg. He is in need of his medication and is believed to be in danger. 

Puckett is traveling in a white, 1996 Ford F-150 truck. Contact state police if have any information on his whereabouts. 

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