The Freeport Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a 35-year-old man reported as missing on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

Upon issuing a plea for help on Facebook, Freeport Police say a new lead reported spotting Allen George in Rockford around 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning, so please keep your eyes peeled while out and about today.

Allen George is described as;

5'09" tall, 140 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. Allen is also known by the nicknames "Shady" and "Slim" and he was last seen in the area of 5th Avenue and 6th Street in Rockford on 3-4-21 at approximately 7:30am. When Allen George was last seen in Rockford he was wearing a black beanie style stocking cap, blue face mask, a black and gray jacket, and blue jeans. Allen George could be driving a white 2007 Chrysler Sebring with Illinois registration CB34168.

If you know anything about Allen George's whereabouts, please contact authorities immediately. You can call the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, make an anonymous tip by calling Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-TIPS-NOW, or online at


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