Update: Missing Man Found In Allentown Area

POTTSTOWN PA – Alexander Thorpe, who was declared missing Monday by Pottstown police, has been found in the Allentown area and returned safely to his borough home, Pottstown Police Capt. Robert R. Thomas reported this morning (Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at 7:57 a.m.) to The Post. The search for him has been canceled.

  • Read The Post’s earlier story below:

Family, Police Look For Missing Pottstown Man

POTTSTOWN PA – A borough resident who has been deemed a missing person since Monday (Oct. 2, 2017) at 2:30 p.m. is being sought by Pottstown police officers and his family, and they’re asking for public help in locating him.

Missing is Alexander Thorpe (in both photos at top), a black male, 5-feet 10-inches tall and weighing 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen Monday afternoon leaving in his vehicle, a black Acura RL model with license plate number DXA-8526, wearing a black spring jacket, flannel shirt, jeans, and a black hat. He also wears glasses.

Thorpe suffers from signs of dementia, and has medical needs that must be addressed several times a week, police reported.

Anyone who sees Thorpe is asked to call 9-1-1. Those who have seen Thorpe since Monday, but do not know his present location, are asked to call the Pottstown Police Department at 610-970-6570.

Photos from the Thorpe family via Pottstown Police

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