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Ethiopian Man Visiting Philadelphia Now Missing

(Credit: Towamencin Township Police Department)

(Credit: Towamencin Township Police Department)

TOWAMENCIN TWP., Pa. (CBS) – Towamencin Township police are searching for an adult male who was separated from his family in Philadelphia.

Kifleyohanesse Tessema, 62, from Ethiopia, was visiting family.

Authorities report that the family traveled to Philadelphia from Towamencin Township on SEPTA’s regional railway on June 23, 2012. At about 10 a.m., the family became separated from Tessema near Market East Station.

Tessema’s family has not seen or heard from him since the time of their separation.

Police say Tessema does not speak English, has no identification on him, has no means of support, and needs medication for high blood pressure.

Tessema is described as a black male, 62, with a medium complexion. He is about 5’6” and 150 lbs with gray hair. He was wearing gray pants, a white shirt, and a red and white ball cap.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 215-368-7600 or 7606.

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