Eugene Police searching for missing, endangered 18-year-old

Theodore Alvin Kudrna (Photo courtesy Eugene Police Department)

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene Police are asking the public's help in finding a missing, endangered teenager, the department said.

On Saturday, June 3, Eugene Police responded to a report of a missing man, identified as 18-year-old Theodore Alvin Kudrna.

Kudrna was last seen by his mother walking toward Skinner Butte at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, after she dropped him off in the area of Cheshire and Lamb Cottage. Police investigated and checked the area but were unable to locate him.

Police later received information that Kudrna was seen by friends in the late afternoon along the river bank between Lamb Cottage and the Valley River Footbridge along the bike path. These friends had reported to Kudrna's mother that he had been disoriented and apparently had fallen into the river. These witnesses had left him at this location along the river bank, police said.

Kudrna is described as a white male, 5’10” tall and weighing 200 pounds, with shoulder-length brown wavy hair, blue eyes, and last seen wearing a faded, navy blue MMA t-shirt, long pants of unknown color, and black Nike tennis shoes. He was also in possession of a dark-colored backpack.

Eugene Police Dept. is continuing to investigate and follow up on potential leads as to Kudrna's whereabouts and is asking anyone who has seen him or has information on his location to contact the non-emergency line at 541-682-5111. They ask you to reference case number 17-08936.

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