FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1:25 p.m., Jan. 18 -- Mr. Amos was located by police in Springdale, Ark. He is safe and unharmed.
6:45 a.m. , Jan. 18 -- The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered person and is asking for the public’s assistance. Harold E. Amos, 79, walked out of Mercy Hospital at approximately 1:30 a.m. today after recently having a surgery. Police were later notified that he was missing, and his emergency contact could not be reached. Amos has a pacemaker and is in need of medication which he is not in possession of.
He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing glasses, a black stocking cap, a tan jacket, light-colored sweatpants and a bandage on his neck. Amos is from Rogers, Ark. If a photo is obtained, that will be shared as soon as possible.
Anyone with information regarding Amos's whereabouts is asked to call 911.
# # #
Case number: 18-2253
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Chad McIntyre