Robert Austin Tharp

Tharp, circa 2014

  • Missing Since 07/05/2014
  • Missing From California City, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 09/18/1993 (28)
  • Age 20 years old
  • Height and Weight 6'3, 150 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A black Taylor Beeson shirt and red and black shorts.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Tharp goes by his middle name, Austin. Tharp has tattoos on his arms and hands, including the word "California" in cursive.

Details of Disappearance

Tharp was last seen at his mother's home in California City, California on the morning of July 5, 2014. His mother was out of state at the time, but another person staying in the house saw him in the driveway before Tharp left in a car with three other people. He left all his belongings behind and has never been heard from again.

Tharp's mother believes he's no longer alive, as she thinks he would have contacted her if he could have. Few details are available in his case.

Investigating Agency

  • California City Police Department 760-373-8606

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated July 16, 2020; date of disappearance corrected, picture added, details of disappearance updated.