Missing Charles City County man found safe, authorities say

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CHARLES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities say a 78-year-old Charles City County man who was reported missing Saturday has been found safe. 

Leon Whitehead was located in James City County hours after police sought the public’s help with his whereabouts. 

He is now being reunited with family. 

Hours earlier, authorities said Whitehead was reported missing and last seen in the 8500 block of Samaria Lane, according to police. He was considered endangered as a result of mental and/or physical health concerns.

Authorities thanked the public as well as local law enforcement agencies for their help in locating Mr. Whitehead.

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