Update: Melvin “Mel” Wylie Has Been Found

Franconia Police District – A short time ago, we received a call that Melvin “Mel” Wylie was at a service station in the 1900 block of Elkin Street in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. We confirmed it was Mel and he has now been reunited with his family.


 We Need Your Help Finding a Critical Missing Person


Franconia Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 72-year-old Melvin “Mel” Wylie. Mel was last seen today in the 5200 block of Montgomery Street in Springfield around 1:30 this afternoon. He suffers from dementia and may be in need of immediate medical attention. He is believed to be driving his 2008, black Ford Taurus, with Virginia license plates XTC3818. He was wearing a green shirt and black pants.
Anyone who sees Mel or who has any information about his whereabouts, please call Detective Dean Tran at 571-389-3217, or  the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers at 1-865-411- TIPS.
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