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Posted on: December 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Ankeny Police thanks public for assistance in locating missing elderly male - UPDATED

UPDATE: Dec. 27, 2022 - John Janssen has been located safely and reunited with his family.  The Ankeny PD would like to thank the public for their help with this matter. 

Dec. 26, 2022 - The Ankeny Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing elderly male.  John Janssen (75) was reported missing on Dec. 22 and was last heard from on Dec. 10.  Janssen is a white male, 5’ 7”, with a thin build, a long gray hair and beard (Janssen’s hair and beard were significantly longer than what is pictured the last time he was seen). 


Anyone who has information about Janssen’s whereabouts is asked to call Polk Co. Dispatch at (515) 286-3333, ext. 5 or Det. Vander Wal at (515) 289-5270.

Ankeny Police case - #22-006340

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