74-year-old man reported missing

Published 6:32 pm Monday, January 18, 2021

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The Virginia State Police (VSP) and Charlotte County Sheriff’s office is looking for Richard L. Bankston, a 74-year-old white male who was reported missing today and is currently the subject of a missing senior alert.

Richard Bankston

Bankston is described as 6’1″ weighing 200 pounds with blue eyes and bald/gray hair.

According to Virginia State Police, Bankston was last seen on Monday Jan. 18, at 12:30 p.m. on Richardson Road in Keysville.

He was possibly wearing a long sleeve, dark color shirt, full length dark color nylon sweatpants, white tennis shoes, dark color jacket and a stocking cap. He is possibly driving a 2007 gold Toyota Camry displaying Virginia plates AED-6053.

The VSP issued a missing senior alert at 5:45 p.m. stating that Bankston suffers from a cognitive impairment and the disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety.

Please contact the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office with any information regarding their whereabouts of Bankston at (434)-542-5141, or you may find information at www.vasenioralert.com