Missing Fredericksburg man last seen Wednesday morning found safe


STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A missing 78-year-old man last seen Wednesday morning in Stafford County has been found safe.

Officials said 78-year-old Joseph Jackson was last seen just after 8 a.m. Wednesday at his home in Fredericksburg. Officials were concerned because they said he suffers from a cognitive impairment which posed a credible threat to his health and safety.

Virginia State Police issued a senior alert on behalf of the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and canceled it just a few hours later, after announcing he had been found.

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