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Posted on: January 30, 2023

UPDATE: Missing Person Found Safe

Marvin Pennick, 57

9:26 p.m. 1/30/23 UPDATE: Marvin Pennick has been safely located.


ORIGINAL STORY: The Danville Police Department is searching for Marvin Pennick, 57, who was last seen around 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30 and has a known medical condition.

Pennick was last seen by family in the 100 block of Locust Lane. He was last seen carrying a full bag of clothes. According to the family, Pennick has been diagnosed with dementia and was last wearing a red coat, beige plaid shirt, and black and gray lounge pants.

A K-9 unit is currently being used in the search.

Anyone who has information is asked to please contact the Danville Police Department through any platform, including patrol at 434-799-6510, investigations at 434-799-6508, calling 911, contacting Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000, approach any officer you see, through social media, via email, or use our crime tips app CARE at

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