Recent missing person prompts Savannah Police to clarify reporting guidelines

Recent missing person prompts Savannah Police to clarify reporting guidelines
Source: WTOC

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -Savannah Police are asking for help to dispell a myth when reporting a person that has been missing.

The department said in a Facebook post that a recent missing person report prompted comments from several people that thought a person needed to be missing for a full 24 hours before reporting the person’s absence to police.

ADVISORY: A recent missing persons report had several commenters spreading a myth that a person should not be reported...

Posted by Savannah Police Department on Saturday, August 10, 2019

Savannah Police want everyone to know that a missing person should be reported as soon as they are believed to be missing. The sooner a person that is believed to be missing is reported, the better.

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