Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Police Searching for Missing 75 Year Old Man

The PA State Police is asking for the public's help in finding a man who was last seen leaving Schuylkill Medical Center East, Pottsville, around 10:00am Tuesday.
James Vincent Schappell, who is described as 5 foot 8 inches tall weighing 122 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes was last seen wearing a black nylon Adidas jacket and a white short-sleeved button down shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and black plastic rimmed glasses.

Schappell is reported to suffer from "mental confusion".

He is reported to be driving a beige 2001 Pontiac Bonneville, license plate number GGX6736. The license plate was caught on a license plate reader in Maryland just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. It's unclear whether he's returned to Pennsylvania. 

Schappell is reported to be from South Manheim Township.

Anyone with information or who may have seen the vehicle is asked to contact the Schuylkill Haven barracks at 570-739-1330.