Cops Need Help Learning Man's Identity

From WIVB – Buffalo

PORTVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) – Police need help identifying a man who they say can’t remember who he is or where he came from.

He’s approximately 45-50-years-old and may be from Pennsylvania. The man is 5’9″, has blue eyes, brown hair with some grey, a grey beard, and is slightly balding. He weighs approximately 175 pounds and has scars, possibly from surgery, on the front and top of his right shoulder.

Police say residents from Emporium, PA, 60 miles away from Portville, saw the man around their area for three days, knocking on doors and asking for water. They did not report the man because he did not seem dangerous. Portville Police have tried using fingerprints, but the man does not appear to be in any databases.

If anyone has any information about this man, his identity, or where he is from, please contact the Portville Police Department at 716-933-8773.

Photo and article from WIVB News Channel 4.

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  1. Connie says:

    That is sad, I hope someone knows who he is. So what did they do, put him in jail, till they can figure it out?

  2. Tim Hallman says:

    I’m not sure where they held him. I believe he may have been staying at the hospital. I’m quite sure he did stay at the hospital the first night after making contact with police.

    The good news is that they have figured out who he is and he has family coming to pick him up.

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