UPDATE: Missing Man from Luzerne County Found Safe
PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP — A missing man is now safe in Luzerne County.
State police say William Roth was found in Kingston early Wednesday morning.
The man who has severe mental disabilities left his home near Plymouth Tuesday.
Roth is safely home with his family in Luzerne County.
ORIGINAL STORY — State police in Luzerne County are asking for help trying to find a missing man who may be in danger.
Troopers said William D. Roth, 42, of Plymouth Township, left his home around 11 a.m. Tuesday because he was upset the family had to euthanize their dog.
Roth suffers from developmental disabilities and has other mental health issues, according to state police.
Roth is approx. 5’7″ tall, weighs approximately 160 lbs, and has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
He was wearing a light gray colored zip-up jacket, plaid colored pajama bottoms, and red shoes.
Troopers said they had confirmed reports that Roth was seen in the area of North Street and North Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre around 5:45 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Investigators said he has been known to go to Chacko’s Family Bowling Center and is also known to play basketball in the rec centers on the campuses of Wilkes University and King’s College.
Anyone who sees him is asked to call the state police barracks in Wyoming at 570-697-2000.