Police conduct another targeted search for missing Sarah Burton

Police conduct another targeted search for missing Sarah Burton
Joplin Police Department
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Sarah Burton has been missing since July of 2018. Joplin Police posted to social media about another targeted search for her.

Captain Nick Jimenez says the search was in a vacant field near 10th and Rex, where she was last seen. Authorities did not find anything.

“The Joplin Police Department would like to thank 4 State Search and Rescue for assisting our detectives with another targeted search in the Sarah Burton missing person’s case. We continue to work all leads received and welcome new information in this case. 4 State Search and Rescue

Missing Person Sarah Burton

The Joplin Police Department continues to investigate the missing persons case of Sarah E Burton, 29, Joplin. We are again asking for public assistance in the case.

Burton is described as 5″07, 160 pounds, brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen on foot in the area of 10th and Rex on July 16, 2018 and reported missing to JPD on July 20, 2018. Detectives with our department have conducted numerous interviews and followed up on leads in Joplin, Jasper County, Newton County, Oklahoma and Kansas in this case. There are no known vehicles that Burton has access to. We are concerned for the safety and wellbeing of Burton and ask anyone that has any information to contact us. Anyone with information please contact Detective Ben Cooper 417-623-3131 ext 440 or 417-623-3131 after hours or 911 if Burton is located.”

KOAM has reached out to authorities for more information.


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