POSTED: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 1:41pm
PONCHATOULA, LA — UPDATE: Allen Wayne Cowan was located unharmed.
ORIGINAL: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating missing person Allen Wayne Cowan, 58, of Weinberger Rd. in Ponchatoula.
Mr. Cowan has been missing since 4:00 p.m. on August 11, 2013. Cowan is bipolar and in need of his medication. Cowan may have attempted to hitch-hike to New Orleans.
Cowan is 5’9” and weighs about 185 pounds with glasses. He was last wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie and hiking boots. Cowan also has a large scar on his forehead.
Cowan’s family states that without his medication he may become violent. Foul play is not a contributing factor at this time.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Cowan is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (985) 345-6150. Detective Dale Athmann is lead detective on this case.
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