51-year-old man missing, police say


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — The Champaign Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 51-year-old man.

Tommie Bates was last seen on September 19, according to his family.

He was reported missing on September 22.

Bates was last seen wearing a red, Chicago Bulls teeshirt, black pants dotted with white spots, and black-and-white FILA shoes. His family says he can also be identified via a missing front tooth.

Anyone with information on Bates’ whereabouts should call CPD at 217-351-4545.

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