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 driving eastbound on Edsall Road at Industrial Drive in Alexandria around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. He suffers from dementia and may be in need of immediate medical attention. Mel is around 5 feet 7 inches tall, approximately 230 pounds, balding, with hazel eyes. He is believed to be driving his 2008, black Ford Taurus, with Virginia license plates XTC3818. The car has damage to the front driver’s side corner.

Anyone who sees Mel or who has any information about his whereabouts, please call Detective Sykes at 703-246-7590, or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers at 1-865-411- TIPS.

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