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Police looking for missing traveler from London last seen at O’Hare

Thomas Richards |  Phofrom Chicago Police

Thomas Richardson | Photo from Chicago Police

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Police are searching for a missing international traveler who apparently missed a connecting flight at O’Hare Airport on Friday.

Thomas Richardson, 69, was traveling from London to California, but he never made it to his connecting flight, Area North detectives said in an alert.

He has not been heard from since 6:15 p.m. Friday, and relatives have been unable to reach him, the alert said.

Richardson is described as a 5-foot-9-inch, 210-pound black man with brown eyes, gray hair and a dark complexion, the alert said. Richardson has been forgetful recently and has gotten lost in the past, according the the alert.

He was last seen wearing a brown-and-caramel-color suit; a beige shirt with a pinstripe diamond pattern; black leather shoes, and a navy quilted jacket, . He also has a slight bump on his forehead.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact detectives at (312) 744-8200.



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