Title: Concern For Missing Male
Palmerston North Police are asking for the
assistance of the public in locating the where-abouts of the
Alec Morgan Ragan was last seen at his
Terrace End Palmerston North address on the 19th of November
2012. Alec has been in New Zealand undertaking missionary
Alec is a 20 year old male European from the state
of Utah in the United States of America. He is of a thin
build and stands at about 173cm in height. Alec has short
tidy blond/mousey brown hair.
It is unknown what Alec is
Anyone with any information of where
Alec is, or of any sightings of Alec is asked to contact
their nearest Police station.
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