Authorities conduct 8+ hour search for at-risk Quentin man, still missing

< 1 min read2,340 views and 140 shares Posted September 15, 2020

Update Sept. 16: Chief Bruce Harris announced today that Timothy E. Gunnells was located safe in Delaware.

Cornwall Borough Police announced that they are looking for 31 year old Timothy E. Gunnells of Quentin and need the public’s help.

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According to the release from Chief Bruce Harris, Gunnells was last seen on Sunday at 7:15 p.m. on the grounds of the PA Renaissance Faire. Gunnells is suffering from severe mental health issues but is not dangerous and would not pose a threat to anyone, although Chief Harris notes that “if confronted he would run.”

A search was begun Sunday afternoon and lasted until early Monday morning, with Manheim Borough Police, the PA State Police helicopter, Lebanon County Special Unit 66 Search & Rescue, PA Wilderness Search & Rescue, PA Canine Search & Rescue, and Lancaster County Haz-Mat assisting.

Gunnells is 6’1″, 150 pounds, with green eyes and brown short hair. He was last seen wearing a black long sleeve pullover shirt and camo shorts.

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The search zone on Monday encompassed the area between Elstonville, Lancaster County to just south of Quentin in Lebanon County.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cornwall Borough Police at 717-274-2071.

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