Missing 82-year-old man from Prairieville found late Monday night
UPDATE: Virgil Chamness has been located safe and unharmed, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. He was located on Airline Highway near the Baton Rouge Parish line.
ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 82-year-old man.
Virgil Chamness was reported missing from his Prairieville home Monday afternoon.
Chamness is 6' tall, 115 pounds and suffers from Alzheimer's and a heart condition.
According to the sheriff's office, Chamness may be driving a white 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood, bearing license plate number ZLH662.
Chamness has his black and tan dog, Lucy, with him.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Virgil Chamness is encouraged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line.