Rochester police cancel search for missing person with schizophrenia

Andrew Ripperger Photo: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. Andrew Ripperger

Updated: July 12, 2020 09:22 AM
Created: July 11, 2020 06:42 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Police Department canceled the search for a missing vulnerable adult with schizophrenia.

The New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert was issued on Saturday evening for Andrew Murphy Ripperger. The 38-year-old has schizophrenia and might be in need of medical attention. 


The alert says that Ripperger was last seen on Congress Avenue in Rochester shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Ripperger is 5'10'', 170 lbs, with brown hair, brown eyes, and white skin. He is believed to be on foot and was last seen wearing a black cut-off sleeve t-shirt with black shorts. 

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