FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2019
Reported Missing Person Located
On January 10, 2019, Springfield Police Officers began investigating a report of a missing person. The family of Mark A. Mitchell reported him missing at approximately 11:37 a.m. after he was last seen at the Kum-N-Go at 510 W. Republic Road in his vehicle. Officers immediately begin searching for Mitchell and a statewide bulletin was broadcasted informing other law enforcement agencies that Mitchell was missing.
At approximately 11:35 p.m. on January 10, 2019, Mitchell was located by Monett Police Officers in Monett, Missouri. Mitchell was transported back to Springfield where he received medical attention for minor injuries. Due to the suspicious nature of this incident, and the ongoing investigation by detectives, no further information will be released at this time.
Detectives asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact the 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: 19-1239
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson