Missing person report in Southaven

The Southaven Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding a missing person, missing for the past week.  

Police report that Theotis Washington has not been seen since Sunday, Dec. 18. Washington used an Uber ride to go to a hotel in Memphis and was supposed to be working in Memphis, as well.  

Police add he was going to stay at a friends’ homes during the week, but didn’t report for work on Thursday. The employer contacted his parents, who have been looking for him ever since.  

Washington is described as a 33-year-old Black male, 5’5” and weighs approximately 120 lbs. He was last wearing blue jeans, a light gray hoodie and tan military style boots.

Theotis has a prepaid Tracfone, but it has been turned off and he doesn’t have a vehicle. 

If you have seen Washington or know his whereabouts, you are asked to call Southaven Police at 662-393-8652 or email tips@southaven.org

Theotis Washington (Courtesy Southaven Police)

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