Missing Fairfax senior found safe in Sussex

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FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WRIC/WAVY) — The Virginia State Police announced early Wednesday morning that a missing senior from Fairfax County was found safe in Sussex.

Similar vehicle to the one Thompson may be driving. (Photo: VSP)
Similar vehicle to the one Thompson may be driving. (Photo: VSP)

Police issued the senior alert Tuesday for 78-year-old James Rufus Thompson, who police said has family in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

Thompson had reportedly been last seen last seen on Monday at 10 p.m. at an apartment located at 4037 Majestic Lane in Fairfax.

He reportedly may have been driving a tan 2006 GMC Savanna van with Virginia license plate VPF-6172.

Authorities say Thompson suffers from a cognitive impairment.

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