UPDATE: State Police say Mr. Ford has been found and transported to a hospital to be checked out.
Previously — From Virginia State Police: State Police and local agencies are looking for Bokete Ford, 71 years of age with Dementia and is also a Diabetic. His vehicle was found on Interstate 81 southbound at the 105.8 mile marker in the Radford area with the hazard lights flashing. Mr. Ford is a black male, 5 foot 10 inches, approximately 196 pounds, black hair and brown eyes, wears glasses and may have been spotted in Radford at 10:00 am this morning getting gasoline. Mr. Ford spoke with his wife this morning at 9:00 am and stated that he was out of gas on the Interstate. Mr. Ford may be trying to make his way back to his vehicle but has lost his way. Anyone having information of a person fitting this description they are asked to call the Virginia State Police at 1-800-542-5959.