LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – UPDATE: Police said William Rae was found safe before 8 a.m. Monday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing man.
William “Bill” Rea, 76, was last seen Sunday, Dec. 27th, around 11:00 p.m. when he left his home in The Curtilage neighborhood.
Rea was recently diagnosed with a minor cognitive impairment, which has gotten worse in the last couple of weeks.
When he left home, Rea was driving a 2013 black BMW X5 with Kentucky license plate 393RLJ.
Rea is a white male, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and 188 pounds.
He was last seen wearing a black turtle neck and khaki pants, eyeglasses, a gold watch, and a wedding ring.
Mr. Rea also has poor hearing and does not wear hearing aids.
Anyone with knowledge of Rea’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.