FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 31, 2020
UPDATE: Gerald A. Abbott Located
Gerald Abbott was located safely this morning (Jan. 31, 2020) at about 9:30 a.m. He is home with his family and is healthy. Thank you to everyone who spread the word and helped in the search.
SILVER ALERT: Gerald A. Abbott
The Springfield Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate 81-year-old Gerald A. Abbott.
Abbott is a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 190 pounds, has white hair and blue eyes.
Abbott was last seen on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 at his home in the 3800 block of S. Tolliver. Abbott has dementia and may be confused about his location. His cell phone was last pinged in Farmington, MO, but he could not be located. He is believed to be driving a 2014 Dodge Ram extended cab with license 5SAG11.
Anyone with information concerning his whereabouts should call 911 or Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 20-3889
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by Sgt. Flint Roufs