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Endangered Missing Adult Alert canceled; West Chester man located safely

Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 1:40 AM
Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 2:31 AM



Stephen Persing
(Stephen Persing)

UPDATE @ 2:30 a.m.: An Endangered Missing Adult Alert that was issued for West Chester resident Stephen Persing, 23, early Wednesday has been canceled.

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Persing, who walked away from his address on Red Bluff Lane yesterday, was located safely, according to an update from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.

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ORIGINAL REPORT

The West Chester Police Department issued the alert just after 1 this morning and stated they are concerned for Mr. Persing’s safety, according to a release by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. 

Mr. Persing is 5-foot-8, 135 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes. He has been diagnosed with mental impairment.

He was last seen wearing a black hat, white t-shirt, navy blue shorts and white sneakers. 

Dial 9-1-1 or call call the state attorney general’s missing persons unit at 1-866-693-9171 if you see him or know of his whereabouts.