Chicago man reported missing in Lowndes County

Help is needed locating Shawn Bankston.

Posted: Jan 2, 2020 11:04 AM
Updated: Jan 2, 2020 12:43 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Help is needed locating a missing Chicago man.

Shawn Bankston was reported missing on Nov. 26, 2019.

Shawn Bankston | Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

According to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, he reportedly walked from Chicago to his mother’s home in Crawford, which is in Lowndes County.

He reportedly left his mother’s home on or about Nov. 26 and has not been seen by his family or friends since.

Bankston is described as having short, rowed dreads and weighs approximately 165 pounds.

A description of his clothing is unknown.

Bankston’s mother said he does not have a phone or means of transportation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at 662-328-6788.

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