Thomas Bendig

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Above: Bendig, circa 2000

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 2, 2000 from Juniata County, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 12, 1924
  • Age: 76 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 152 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, green eyes. Bendig is balding. His nickname is Tom. He has a vertical sixteen-inch scar on his chest from heart bypass surgery and a surgical scar on the inside of his leg extending from the ankle to the thigh. Bendig wears a full set of dentures. He has metal bolts implanted in his left ankle and he has indentation marks on his forehead from shrapnel. He is supposed to wear eyeglasses, but his were left behind.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A burgundy San Francisco 49ers sweatshirt, a brown leather jacket, gray sweatpants, a green baseball cap with the word "Eagles" on it and a gold chain with a gold saint's pendant.
  • Medical Conditions: Bendig has Alzheimer's Disease and is required to take medication to control his condition.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bendig was last seen leaving his residence in the 4500 block of Tampa Street in Juniata County, Pennsylvania at approximately 8:20 p.m. on December 2, 2000. He has never been heard from again. Bendig may frequent areas near Anne and Memphis Street, Anne and Aramingo Avenue and Center City in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Philadelphia Police Department
    215-685-1177

    OR
    215-685-3258

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    Source Information
    Philadelphia Police Department
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    North American Missing Persons Network

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 31, 2005; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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