For Immediate Release: January 2, 2024
Missing and Endangered Person
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is actively searching for a missing and endangered adult.
On December 30, 2023, officers responded to the area of 12th and Pierce Streets for a report of a missing person. Rodger Mensink (66) was last seen on Friday, December 29th at approximately 2 p.m. Mensink is considered endangered because his family says he suffers from a health condition that requires medication.
Mensink is a white male who is approximately 5 foot 9 and 185 pounds. He was last seen leaving his residence on foot wearing a black beanie, brown coat, brown flannel shirt, khaki pants, and white New Balance shoes.
LPD asks residents and businesses in the area of 12th and Pierce Streets to check any cameras they may have for footage of Mensink.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6050 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 investigation and any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
See the attached photo for release, which was provided by the family.