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Missing Portsmouth man found safe

Michael Arrington was last seen by his family in November 2021 and had more recently not been in any contact with them. Police said he was safely located on Feb. 2.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — UPDATE: Portsmouth Police said on Wednesday, February 2 that Michael Thomas Arrington has been located and is safe. 

No other information was immediately available, but police thanked the public for helping get the word out about Arrington's disappearance.

ORIGINAL STORY FROM JAN. 28: Police are asking for the public's help to find a missing man in Portsmouth.

Detectives said Michael Thomas Arrington was last seen by his family in November 2021 and has not recently been in any contact with them, which family members say is out of character for him.

Arrington is transient and known to frequent the Westhaven section of the city.

He is 5'9" tall and weighs about 200 pounds, and has his beard in a long plait. Police say he often rides a bike.

If you've seen Arrington or have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to call the Portsmouth Police's Special Victims Unit at 757–393–8536.  You can also leave an anonymous tip with the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP or online at P3Tips.com.

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