NESPELEM – The Colville Confederated Tribes has issued a missing person alert for Leonard Simpson Jr., who was last seen Dec. 24 near Elmer City.

Simpson, 41, is 6 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 250, said the tribe. He is Native American with brown hair and brown eyes.

Simpson was last seen walking on Peter Dan Road north of Elmer City.

Volunteers on horseback and ATVs have been enlisted to help with the search.

Anyone seeing Simpson is asked to contact the Colville Tribal Police Department at 800-551-5800 or tribal dispatch at 509-634-2472.

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