Fairfax police looking for missing 81-year-old man – UPDATED

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UDATED: Thursday 9:00 a.m.

James Conrad was found in Fairfax City Wednesday evening. He has returned to his family.

James W. Conrad has been missing since Tuesday evening. He was last seen around 6:30 p.m. near Lee Highway and Gallows Road, in the Dunn Loring area. Conrad had just left a store and was driving his silver pickup truck. A family member reported him missing around 10 p.m. last night.

Conrad lives in the McLean area. He has a history of health-related issues and requires medication. Conrad is described as white, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and 185 pounds. He has gray hair, blue eyes and should be wearing glasses. He was last seen wearing a navy blue windbreaker, blue pants, brown leather shoes and wire-rimmed glasses. His truck is a 2008 Toyota Tacoma with VA license plates, KMY-1266.


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