Augusta County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing hunter

PetenbrinkThe Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing man who was last seen at his Craigsville home at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Gordon Petenbrink, 75, is said to have been going hunting and hasn’t been seen or heard from since. It’s unknown, at this time, if Petenbrink took a weapon with him.

The Sheriff’s Office received the report earlier today (Friday) and a search was launched. Several agencies are assisting in the search: Augusta County Sheriff’s Office, Augusta County Communication Center, Virginia State Police, VDEM, Craigsville PD, and Augusta County Fire/Rescue.

If anyone has any information about this missing man, please contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.


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