UPDATE: Police and fire crews found Raul Reyes walking along Interstate 64 East near Glenside Drive at approximately 9:20 a.m., according to Henrico Police Lt. Linda Toney. He appears to be unharmed, she said.
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Henrico police are searching for a missing man in the area of Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest Campus. Raul Castro-Reyes walked away from his home on Shaaf Drive around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.
Reyes, who is known for walking long distances, has Alzheimer’s Disease, according to police. This is not the first time police have been called to search for Reyes. There was a search for him in March 2012 and again in June 2012
He was last seen wearing a light blue long sleeve shirt with black pants and black shoes.
He is described as a 66-year-old Hispanic male, 5’5″ tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds.
Reyes has gray hair and a mustache.
Police set up a command post at Three Chopt Elementary School. A Hanover County blood hound is onsite tracking west of the location.
Piedmont Search and Rescue, K9 alert and Hanover Hounds are sending additional resources to assist.
If you have seen this man, call Henrico police at 804-501-5000.
For anyone with a loved one who may wander off and cannot care for themselves there is a program many local police and fire departments use to help.
It’s called Project Lifesaver.
It’s a bracelet that contains a small transistor radio that police can easily track if that person goes missing.
Many localities in our are provide the device.
Click here for information on Project Lifesaver.