Family of missing Petersburg man pleads for help

Michael Green
Michael Green

By Nicole Bell - bio | email
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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) – The family of a missing Petersburg man makes a public plea for help.

We first told you about the disappearance of Michael Green back in January. Today, his family is speaking out for the first time.

"Just come home. Just come home. We love you," said Michael's sister, Ivy Green.

27 year old Michael Green hasn't been seen or heard from in nearly two months.

"So far nothing has turned up as of yet," said Michael's father, Ivory Green.

With heavy hearts - Michael's family needs your help.

"I just miss his laughs and jokes," said Michael's sister, Phylicia Green.

The family has been in contact with Petersburg Police since Michael disappeared on December 19, 2009. With each passing day - fear follows.

"Not finding him or him turning up harmed that's my deepest fear. I don't want him to be harmed I just want him to be alright," said Ivory Green.

Friends began posting and handing out fliers of Michael shortly after he went missing.

Loved ones say, the day before Michael disappeared he called 911 and was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center because he wasn't feeling well. Michael was given a prescription and released.

A roommate says Michael made it home from the hospital that evening but "vanished" during the night. He Left behind his identification, cell phone and keys -- which friends say is highly unusual.

"Mike is loved and he's missed. A lot of people are looking for him a lot of people are concerned," said Ivory Green.

Ivory Green spoke with his son the same week Michael dropped out of sight.

"He sounded upbeat. Very positive. People seem to take to him good. He's a good hearted kid," said Ivory Green.

Petersburg Police say the investigation continues and that the department has gotten some leads. As For the Green family-- they're praying for a positive outcome.

"I'm still trying to stay positive hopefully everything will turn out alright," said Ivory Green.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Michael Green contact Crime Solvers at 861-1212.

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