Curtis Allen Sr.

Above: Allen, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 20, 1997 from Emporia, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Allen may go his initials, C.A.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A brown flannel shirt and blue jeans.
  • Medical Conditions: Allen suffers from epilepsy. He is classified as disabled and needs medication.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Allen was last seen at the Zipmart on Main Street in Emporia, Virginia between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. on November 20, 1997. He was walking to his home on West End Boulevard when someone offered him a ride and he got into their vehicle. He has never been heard from again, and since his disappearance he hasn't cashed any of his Social Security disability checks. He was on disability due to an injury he sustained while working a construction job.

    Allen is a former Marine and left behind three children. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Emporia Police Department


    Source Information
    Virginia State Police
    The Emporia Independent-Messenger


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 26, 2016; casefile added.

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