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Additional Information on the Bynum Run Search
ABINGDON, Md. — Additional information has been discovered by the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) as they continue to investigate the report of a possible missing individual last seen Saturday evening, Sept. 6, on Bynum Run near Abingdon.
NRP learned that a man was seen walking alone on Regal Drive off of Laurel Bush Road earlier Saturday afternoon. The man was describe as a white male, thin built, approximately 5’ 10” in height and in his early to mid-twenties. He was wearing jean shorts, a light colored shirt, hiking boots and a white or light colored bandanna. This man was carrying a wooden paddle and an inflated inner tube as he was walking in the direction of Bynum Run. A wooden paddle and an inner tube was located and collected in the area below the Route 7 Bridge on Sunday by search teams.
The search for a possible missing person started Saturday, Sept. 6, at about 6:15 p.m., when an off-duty Harford County Deputy Sheriff and his wife saw a person in Bynum Run as they drove over the bridge on Hookers Mill Road. Multiple state and local agencies along with volunteer fire companies and search teams responded to the area and searched until 10:30 p.m. The intense search resumed Sunday morning at 7 a.m. and continued until 7 p.m. Sunday evening.
NRP does not know the identity of the man, nor if this man is from the Broadview Estates community or neighboring communities. NRP continues their investigation and urges anyone with information on this incident or the identity of this man to call 410-260-8888.
September 9, 2008
Contact: Sgt. Ken Turner
410-260-8003 office I 443-534-5598 cell
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) is the enforcement arm of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). With an authorized strength of 280 officers and a dedicated staff of civilian and volunteer personnel, the NRP provide a variety of services in addition to conservation and boating law enforcement duties throughout the State of Maryland. These services include homeland security, search and rescue, emergency medical services, education, information and communications services on a round the clock basis. NRP is the only police force aside from the Maryland State Police that has statewide jurisdiction.
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