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The original item was published from 1/18/2023 5:04:00 PM to 1/18/2023 9:42:50 PM.

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Police Searching for Missing 17-Year-Old

UPDATE: (January 18, 2023, 4:30 PM)   Elijah Campbell was last seen at approximately 1:00 p.m. in a U-Haul truck at a Walmart in Pulaski County. He was then seen leaving Walmart in the same vehicle traveling in the direction of Giles County. Police have issued a BOLO for all Virginia localities and surrounding states. 

The U-Haul has Arizona license plate AL66786.

Anyone with information regarding Elijah should call the Roanoke County Emergency Communications Center at (540) 562-3265.  


Roanoke County Police is searching for a 17-year-old with autism in the Mt. Pleasant area of the County. Police say Elijah Campbell has been missing since approximately 2:00 a.m. Elijah was last seen near his residence off of Rutrough Road, wearing a gray t-shirt and black shorts. 

Elijah is described as a black male, approximately 5'4", 105 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. He also has a cast on his leg. Elijah is part of the police department's Project Lifesaver program and has wandered off before. Officers are unable to locate him through the tracking device at this time. 

Anyone with information about Elijah is asked to call the Emergency Communications Center at (540) 562-3265.


Elijah Campbell missing 1-18-2023

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