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Dec. 1, 2023

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Police locate missing endangered man, 37

By , Columbian Metro Editor

UPDATE: At 9:57 p.m., the Vancouver Police Department issued a statement saying Zachary Childers had been safely located with the assistance of the Vancouver Police Department’s Neighbors on Watch volunteers.

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s help as it searches for a missing endangered Vancouver man.

A police bulletin said 37-year-old Zachary Childers was last seen at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Vancouver Clinic 700 N.E. 87th Ave. in Vancouver.

Childers has autism and forgets his name and where he lives, and he becomes agitated when tired and hungry, according to the bulletin. It said he also has mental health issues and takes medication for medical issues.

He was last seen wearing a tan jacket, jeans, and white sneakers with red and blue trim. Childers is carrying a wallet with his ID and address inside. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 225 pounds. He is balding with short brown hair and brown eyes.

Police ask that anyone who sees him call 911 and refer to VPD Case #2022-01866.

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