Kannapolis police seek missing 19-year-old
Published 12:00 am Friday, May 30, 2014
UPDATE 1:08 p.m. Bryan Parker has been found and is back with his family. No other details are available at this time.
UPDATE 9 a.m.: Last seen: Approximately 8 to 8:30 p.m. on May 29 at Midway United Methodist Church near the corner of South Main Street and Bethpage Road, Kannapolis. Possibly left with a female named “Angie” but officers are still attempting to confirm and identify the female.
KANNAPOLIS — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 19-year-old with a mental disorder.
Bryan Alexander Parker was last seen at his home in the 400 block of South Ridge Avenue around 5 p.m. Thursday, the Kannapolis Police Department said in a news release. He was reported missing Friday.
Parker came home from school Thursday, had a discussion with his sister and left to watch a basketball game at a friend’s house on Buick Avenue. Shortly after arriving at the friend’s house, he left and said he was going to a church on Bethpage Road to eat. He did not make it home Thursday night or show up at A.L. Brown High School today, police said.
Parker has been diagnosed with a mental disorder and requires adult care. He is very friendly and likes to talk to people, but is occasionally difficult to understand. He is 6-foot-2 and 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a green T-shirt, blue jeans and silver-and-black Nike Air Jordans.
Investigators ask anyone with information about Parker to call the Kannapolis Police Department at 704-620-4000.