Alexandria Police Department Searches For Critical Missing Man (UPDATE)

Page updated on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:22 AM

UPDATE 12:00pm - 34-year-old Peter Edwards has been found safe and is ok. Edwards was reported missing last night. Thank you for helping get the word out!

UPDATE 10:35 a.m. - New photo and details added, including where he frequents and the detective to contact if you see Edwards. 

Alexandria Police Department Searches For Critical Missing Man

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2021

The Alexandria Police Department is searching for 34-year-old Peter Edwards.  He was last seen around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in the 600 block of Shillings St.  On Thursday, June 17, 2021, a helicopter was called around 1:00 a.m. to assist the search, but Edwards was not located.  He is considered critical due to his mental health concerns.  Edwards is known to frequent the area of S. Van Dorn St. and Edsall Rd.

Peter Edwards is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds.  His hair and beard are longer than they appear in the attached picture.  Edwards was last seen wearing a dark t-shirt and jeans. He walks with a pronounced limp.

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If you see Peter Edwards, please contact Det. Kramarik at 703.930.2660.  You can also call the Alexandria Police Department at 911 or the non-emergency number 703.746.4444.

For media inquiries only, contact Amanda Paga, Senior Public Information Officer, at or 703.746.6600.

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