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Milpitas Police Department
Tuesday March 19th, 2019 :: 05:47 p.m. PDT


Press Release: Missing Person At-Risk

DATE: March 7, 2019
LOCATION: 400-Blk Coelho Street, Milpitas
CASE #: 19-066-153
SUBJECT: Mark Herbert Thornton, 63-year old male, Milpitas resident

The Milpitas Police Department continues to seek help from the public and media in locating Mark Herbert Thornton.

On Thursday March 7, 2019 at 11:30 A.M., Mr. Thornton walked away from his residence and has not returned since. Mr. Thornton is considered to be at-risk due to leaving without his medications which he takes for medical conditions.

Mr. Thornton is a 63 year-old white male, 5’9” tall, and weighs 164 pounds. He has blue eyes, black and gray hair and was last seen wearing a red vest, an unknown colored shirt, black jeans, and gray hiking boots.

If you have any information regarding Mark Herbert Thornton’s whereabouts or if you have seen him, please call 9-1-1. Additionally, information can be given anonymously by calling the Crime Tip Hotline at (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department Website at:

Press Release By: Lieutenant John Torrez #209
Date/Time: March 19, 2019 / 3:30 P.M.

Milpitas Police Department
1275 N Milpitas Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-586-2400

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