UPDATE (6:45 P.M.) – Schmitz was found safe in Oklahoma. The advisory has been canceled.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for 26-year-old Zachary Allen Schmitz.
He is a white male with black hair and hazel eyes. Last seen wearing a tie-dyed t-shirt, black shiny pants and black “Jordan” shoes, according to the MSHP.
Schmitz has special needs and is not able to care for himself.
He is also schizophrenic and bipolar. He left without his medication, which controls hallucinations.
Before leaving his residence on East Lombard Street, he made suicidal statements.
If you have seen Schmitz or know any information, immediately dial 911 or contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.