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Redding Police Investigating Missing Person


August 24th, 2020          1 P.M.

On August 23rd, 2020, the Redding Police Department was contacted by family members of Anthony “Tony” Richards (34 years of Redding), who wanted to report him as missing.  Richards family and friends reported they hadn’t seen or heard from him since he left his residence in the early morning hours of August 20th, 2020.  Over the past couple days, Richards has failed to show up to work and at a pre-planned family meeting.

Richards is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 155 pounds with black hair and hazel eyes.  Richards clothing description and mode of transportation are unknown at this time.

Since being reported, the Redding Police Departments Investigations Division has been conducting followup in an attempt to locate Richards.  If anyone has information regarding his whereabouts, please call 530.225.4200.


Sergeant Danny Smetak                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Redding Police Investigations Division                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               530.225.4200