David Short, elderly man missing from Alexandria

(Photo: Alexandria Police Department)

Alexandria Police need your help to locate a 71-year-old man who suffers from dementia.

Police say David Short was on his way to Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington when he was last seen around 9 p.m. Tuesday. He requires daily medications.

Short is described as a white male, standing 5-foot-10 and weighing about 143 pounds. He is slightly balding with gray hair. Short also has a thick gray mustache and blue eyes.

It’s unclear what he was wearing at the time of his disappearance, but police say he is believed to be driving a 2006 silver and green Honda CRV with Virginia license plate KBK-6001.