Wednesday, December 4, 2013

UPDATED: Missing & Endangered Man FOUND SAFE

UPDATED as of 3:45 p.m. by Vancouver Police Department on 12/4/13:  
Vancouver Police were notified that Mr. Jenkins was located safe in Corvallis. No further details are available at this time.

The Vancouver Police department would like to thank the media and members of the public for putting out information related to this missing person and for assistance in searching for him. 

This information has been released from our partners at the Vancouver Police Department as of 8:00 a.m. on 12/4/13: 

During late evening hours on 12-3-13, family members called 9-1-1 to report John Jenkins as a missing person.

John was last seen at his residence on 12-3-13 at approximately 6:00 pm. 

John is a White male with salt / pepper hair, short haircut, short mustacche, and of medium build. John's left leg is prosthetic from knee down, causing John to walk with a limp. John has been diagnosed with a mental illness and is also autistic. John's medical condition causes him to be gullible when in contact with strangers.

John is currently wearing either a dark brown or a bright blue colored jacket, dark blue jeans, and dark brown tennis shoes. John also wears suspenders and may have unkempt appearance.

John likes to ride buses and hang out in public places, such as convenience stores.

Vancouver Police Department's investigators are requesting public to immediately call 9-1-1 if anyone fitting John's description is spotted in the area.

The Vancouver Police are asking members of the public as they are waking up or arriving at work to check areas such as dumpsters, alley ways or out buildings and call 911 if Mr. Jenkins is located. 

Vancouver Police are continuing their search this morning.There is no additional information at this time and Mr. Jenkins has not yet been located. 

CRESA will update this post as new information becomes available.  

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