LIVINGSTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Police in Livingston, Illinois are looking for a 38-year-old man who was reported missing on Saturday.
Authorities said they received a call from the Christopher D. Kostadin’s mother reporting him missing on June 23rd. Kostadin was last seen by family members on June 21st around 12:30 p.m.
A resident of the 12000 block of Leuscher Road in Bond County reportedly aided Kostadin during the late evening hours of June 21st after his vehicle ran out of gas. Kostadin reportedly asked the resident for food and water.
Kostadin’s vehicle was later located abandoned on Hughs Road near North 1st Avenue in Sorento, Illinois on June 22nd. His debit card was also found along a fence line in that area.
Deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Livingston Police Department searched the area where Kostadin’s vehicle was found, but did not locate the man.
Authorities have organized a search and are currently looking for Kostadin. Dogs have been brought in to help. Their search is focused in the area where the resident last saw Kostadin. Police said they will likely call off the search around noon on Wednesday.
Police said Kostadin’s family feels his disappearance is highly unusual and are concerned for his well being.
Christopher Kostadin is described as a white male with black hair and blue eyes. He is approximately 5-foot, 10-inches tall and weighs 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black t-shirt and a baseball hat.
Anyone who believes they may have seen Kostadin has information related to his disappearance is asked to contact the Livingston Police Department at 618-637-2300 or 618-407-3220.