Jun 22, 2022

Police seek tips about van believed to be connected to missing Salina man

Posted Jun 22, 2022 4:58 PM
<b>Police seek information about this van.</b> Photos courtesy Salina Police Department
Police seek information about this van. Photos courtesy Salina Police Department


Police are looking for information concerning a Chevrolet Express van they believe is connected to the disappearance of a Salina man.

On Saturday, the Salina Police Department announced that it was investigating the disappearance of Nathan Philip Thompson, 44, of Salina, who hadn't been seen in approximately a week. Police noted that Thompson was being considered a missing endangered person.

He is described as being 6'2" tall, weighing 184, and having brown hair and hazel eyes.

<b>Nathan Philip Thompson.</b>&nbsp;Photo from May 3, 2022
Nathan Philip Thompson. Photo from May 3, 2022

This morning, the department issued the following.

The Salina Police Department through the course of the investigation, developed information that the below Chevrolet Express van was possibly used to facilitate the disappearance of Nathan Thompson. The Salina Police Department has the van in its possession. We are asking the public for any information they can provide with regards to the van since June 9th, 2022, especially any sightings in rural areas.

<b>The van police believe is connected to Thompson's disappearance.</b>
The van police believe is connected to Thompson's disappearance.

Anyone that has seen the van and/or its driver should contact the Salina Police Department, Crime Stoppers or the tip line below.

If you have had contact with Nathan Thompson since June 1, 2022, have information concerning his disappearance, or have information relative to the fire at 1635 Elgin please contact the Salina Police Department at 785-826-7210. You may also call Crimestoppers at 785-825-TIPS or make an online tip at:

https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=950#. Tipsters may also contact the Salina Police Department at (785) 826-7210 and ask to speak to Detective Lemon, case 2022-17281.