Police seeking help in locating missing Dolton teenager

2013-03-26T13:30:00Z 2013-03-29T14:45:04Z Police seeking help in locating missing Dolton teenagerTimes Staff nwitimes.com
March 26, 2013 1:30 pm  • 

DOLTON | Police are seeking a missing Dolton teenager who is known for bouts of depression, according to a news release.

Austin Battle, 19, was last seen March 19 at Sibley Boulevard and Burnham Avenue in Calumet City. Battle is 5 foot 11 inches tall and was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, blue jeans and black boots.

Battle made a call to his father that night asking to be picked up from that location, the release states. That was the last time anyone heard from him. When the father went to pick him up, Battle was nowhere to be found.

Battle’s cellphone records indicate there has been no activity since that last call made to his father. Dolton police also contacted the Cook County coroner's office, which had no possible matches or results.

The police are asking for assistance from the public in locating him. Battle is a graduate of Thornridge High School. He also attended South Suburban College and is known for having bouts of depression.

Anyone with information about Battle is asked to contact Cmdr. Harry Blaundin at the Dolton Police Department at (708) 841-2533 or (708) 201-3211.

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