For Immediate Release: January 12, 2024
LPD Searching for Missing and Endangered Person
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is actively searching for a missing and endangered adult.
On January 12, 2024, at approximately 9:37 p.m. officers responded to the 6000-block of Old Mill Road for a report of a missing person. Justin Taylor (19) was last seen at approximately 1 p.m. this afternoon at the Virginia Career Works Center on Odd Fellows Road. Taylor is considered endangered due to a cognitive disability.
Taylor is a white male who is approximately 5 foot 4 and 160 pounds. He has brown eyes and red hair. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a grey Dickies jacket, a burgundy beanie, and black and red shoes. He was carrying a green JanSport backpack.
Anyone who thinks they may have seen Taylor is asked to contact 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing incident and any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
See the attached photos for release, which were provided by the family.