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FOUND: Lenell Vanpelt, 77

MISSING: Lenell Vanpelt, 77
Posted at 6:19 AM, Sep 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-21 19:04:54-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE: Lenell Vanpelt was located in Barstow, California on September 17th by the California Highway Patrol - Barstow Office. He is no longer a missing person.


The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the public's help finding a missing man, Lenell Vanpelt, who is considered at risk due to a mental condition.

Vanpelt was last seen on Sept. 14th, 2022, in the 3300 block of Anderson Street. He could be in a red 2014 Chevy Sonic with a California license plate of 7AQU172.

Vanpelt is described as a 77-year-old man, 5-foot-6-inches tall, and weighing about 110 pounds. He was last seen a gray shirt and gray pants.

Anyone with information regarding Vanpelt's whereabouts should call BPD at 661-327-7111.