Police asking people to check property as search intensifies for missing man

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) –Peter Herzog has been missing since Dec. 1. According to SCMPD, it is believed he is in immediate danger of serious bodily injury or death.

Special Victims Unit detectives need the public’s assistance locating Herzog, who has immediate medical needs.

Herzog’s caregiver reported him missing.  Police say he left his home around 10 a.m. on Dec. 1 in the Skidaway Road/Glynnwood Drive area.

Peter Herzog, 60

A police investigation has determined Herzog has medical needs that he is unable to meet without a caregiver.

News 3 has learned Herzog is a veteran who has special needs, he’s on medication and walks with a cane.  Investigators have used a canine unit, and a helicopter searching his neighborhood and surrounding areas.  They’re now asking for people who live in neighborhoods around Savannah State University to search their property.

“We would urge the property owners and residents in that area to please check their sheds, any abandoned vehicles or properties that they know of around there,” says Detective Abby Brown with Savannah Metro Police Department’s Special Victims Unit.

A Mattie’s Call has been issued for the missing 60-year-old, which is an emergency missing alert for disabled or elderly adults. Based on standards from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the alert is issued when law enforcement believes the adult is in immediate danger or serious bodily injury or death.

Herzog was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a burnt orange jacket, black shoes and carrying a brown cane.

Police say he has brown hair and eyes, is 165 lbs. and 5’4″.

If seen, please call 911 immediately or contact the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department at 912-651-6675.

From Bring Our Missing Home:

Peter Herzog
Age: 60
Missing: December 01, 2017
From: Savannah GA
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 180lbs
Brown Eyes
Brown Hair
Peter walked away from his group home for his walk and never returned. He was last seen wearing a burnt orange shirt and jeans, he does not have his phone or wallet with him. Peter is special needs and has PTSD.
Or the Bring Our Missing Home, Inc. tip-line at (810) 294-4858
Law Enforcement Case # 17-1201106
Bring Our Missing Home, Inc. Case # BOGA20171201PH

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