Detectives Are Asking For Public’s Help Locating Missing 78-Year-Old Charlotte Man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Missing Person Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 78-year-old man who was last seen Monday.


Detectives say David Crawford was last seen on Aug. 31st, around 6:30 p.m., at his residence of Lasalle Street, off of Bill Lee Freeway and nearby Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Park, in northwest Charlotte.

Crawford has been described as a black man who is 5’5″ tall and weighing 130 pounds. He has gray hair, brown eyes and walks hunched over. Police say he was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a blue long sleeve, button-up shirt, and white sneakers.

Mr. Crawford was possibly seen in the University Area on Tuesday Sept. 1.

Anyone with information on Mr. Crawford’s whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately. Detective Bonaparte is the lead detective assigned to this case.