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      Search for missing Portland man expands nationwide

      PORTLAND, Ore. - The search for a North Portland man who disappeared three days before Christmas has gone nationwide.


      Matthew McConnell-Heglund, 29, was last seen sleeping on his friend's living room couch at the Pier Park Apartments in the St. Johns area after a night out with friends at the Twilight Room in North Portland, police said.


      Police said all points bulletins have been distributed to law enforcement agencies throughout the country.


      His sister-in-law, Amy Gilkey, said it's just not like McConnell-Heglund to miss his son's birthday.


      "We had a family birthday party this afternoon," Gilkey said Saturday. "For him not to be there is heartbreaking."


      McConnell-Heglund is described as a white man who is 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has receding brown hair and hazel eyes. He has a tattoo of a black, filled-in, 5-point star on his right arm.


      He was last seen wearing a black jacket over a green polo shirt, khaki pants and black shoes.


      Anyone with information about McConnell-Heglund or his whereabouts is asked to call Detective Mike Weinstein at 503-823-0446.

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