GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County who was reported missing last week, after his family said they had not been able to locate him for several days, has made contact with at least one member of his family, but the man is still considered missing by the Gallipolis Police Department.
An official with the police department reported this week that Nicholas Hunt, 24, of Gallipolis, has reportedly contacted his family via text message, but will be considered missing by the police department until they have made contact with him.
Hunt reportedly has outstanding warrants out for his arrest.
In a press release issued last week, the police department reported that officers were on the lookout for Hunt, whose family reported they had been unable to locate him for several days. He was reported as being last seen around 10 a.m. June 22.
Hunt is 5-feet, 7-inches tall, weighing 175 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair. He was driving a red Mercury Sable station wagon.
The police department has further reported that Hunt, who in addition to being missing, is wanted on a warrant from the Gallia County Common Pleas Court after he reportedly walked out of the courtroom prior to a hearing in which he was ordered to be involved.
It was further reported that, as of last week, Hunt had not responded to his family’s attempts to contact him; however, it was later reported by the police department that Hunt had recently contacted his family but has failed to contact the police department and is still considered missing.
Anyone with information about Hunt’s whereabouts is asked to call the Gallipolis Police Department at (740) 446-1313.