Local law enforcement officials continue to search for a Hancock man missing since Nov. 26.
The Hancock Police Department and Stevens County Sheriff's Office are searching for Jack Leroy Eisel, 40, who walked away from a Hancock group home at about 6:00 p.m. on that day and has not been seen since. Eisel is 5-foot-9, 135 pounds. He has blue eyes, dishwater-blonde hair and has a goatee beard. He was last seen wearing a bright orange stocking cap, blue jeans, and a navy blue parka with a torn sleeve.
Officials stated that Eisel has mental health problems, but was on medication.
Last weekend, searchers used scent dogs, and the Hancock Fire Department and First Responders helped with the search on Sunday. The State Patrol also conducted a search by plane.
Officials said they believe Eisel might have been picked up by a vehicle on Highway 9.
Area residents are asked to check buildings on their property If anyone has information on Eisel they are encouraged to contactthe Stevens County Sheriffs Office at (320) 589-1155.