Missing Dinwiddie man with dementia found

Photo: Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: Mr. Mason has been located, according to police. He was found walking along an abandoned railroad bed around 7 p.m. Wednesday north of the Dinwiddie County Courthouse.  He has been transported to Southside Regional Medical Center as a precaution.

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DINWIDDIE, Va. (WRIC) — The Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing man.

Police say Audie Mason, 58-years-old, walked away from a group home in the 15000 block of Keelers Mill Road in the DeWitt area of Dinwiddie County, where he was last seen at approximately 6 p.m. Monday walking away into the woods.

Mason is described by police as being 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 176 pounds. The only clothing description that investigators have at this time is that he was wearing glasses and a green baseball cap with a crown emblem on the side.

Mason suffers from dementia. He is in need of his medication, which police say he left behind at the group home.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Audie Mason, please call Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office at 804-469-3755 or Petersburg / Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.

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