*UPDATE* Have You Seen This Missing Elderly Man?

Monday, July 29, 2019

Rufus has been located and has been reunited with his family​.

The Virginia Beach Police Departments Missing Persons Detectives are asking for assistance in locating a missing elderly man.

81-year-old James "Rufus" Thompson was last known to be at home at 2:00 am on July 29th, in the 1500 block of Newport Circle.

At 3:30 am police were called because he could not be located by his family. Mr. Thompson does not have a vehicle, and is known to get disoriented. He was last seen wearing a yellow hospital socks, green and brown shoes, black pants and a black short sleeve shirt  (he may also possibly be wearing a jacket). Mr. Thompson was wearing a hospital band on his wrist. He is 5'7, 162 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes.

If anyone has seen this person, please call any Missing Persons Detective at (757) 385-4101 so he can be reunited with his family.                             ​

MPO Linda Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer