FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 25, 2021
Richard L. Pike LOCATED
Officers with the Springfield Police Department have located missing person, Richard L. Pike, in Springfield. He is safe and in good condition. Thank you to those who assisted in the search.
The Springfield Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing, endangered person.
The missing person is 86-year-old Richard L. Pike. Pike was last seen at approximately 6:15 p.m.. on Friday, June 25, 2021 at Abby Apartments (1530 E Erie).
Pike is a white male, 5’10, white hair, gray beard and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a black ball cap with “we the people” on it, black shirt, blue athletic shorts, white socks and gray slip on shoes.
He was seen riding a red and black 3 wheel Hoveround mobility scooter with a full charge.
According to his family, Pike suffers from dementia and is easily confused.
Police are seeking to confirm his well-being. Anyone with information concerning her whereabouts should call 911 or the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 21-22001
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by Lt. Mark Foos