John Thistlewood

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Above: Thistlewood, circa 1985
(Seven years prior to his disappearance)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 11, 1992 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 20, 1955
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Thistlewood has a mustache.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A red silk shirt, black jeans and black sneakers.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Thistlewood dropped his two children off at a relative's residence on South American Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at approximately 7:30 p.m. on September 11, 1992. He told his family members that he would return shortly to pick up the children; Thistlewood has never been seen again. He was driving his white two-door 1992 Ford Expo with the Pennsylvania license plate number XTX-633 at the time of his disappearance. Thistlewood's vehicle has never been recovered.

    Thistlewood was known to frequent the Wildwood, New Jersey area in 1992. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Philadelphia Police Department
    215-686-3013

    OR
    215-686-3014

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    Source Information
    Philadelphia Police Department

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