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Police look for Hee Chol Kim

Published On: Feb 26 2013 08:57:24 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 26 2013 08:04:00 AM EST
Hee Chol Kim

Hee Chol Kim


State  police are on the lookout for a Monroe County man who may need medication.

Hee Chol Kim, 61, of 154 Carol Road in Middlesmith Twp. was reported missing by his wife around 2 p.m. Monday, police said.

A daylight search was conducted Tuesday by members of state police, Northeast Search and Rescue, Pocono Search and Rescue, East Penn Technical Search, Valley Search adn rescue, Strike Search and Rescue, First Strike search and Rescue, Bushkill Fire and EMS, Marshalls Creek Fire Company, Dingmans Ferry Fire company and Westfall Fire Company.


The Salvation Army also assisted at the scene.

Kim was not found and there wasn't any new information revealed from the search, officials said.

The search ended at 10 p.m. due to darkness and inclement weather.

Kim is believed to have left home on foot wearing a beige hooded jacket, navy blue pants and black sneakers.

He's an Asian man, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a skinny build and salt and pepper-colored hair.

He's last believed to be in the area of Mountain Top Estates.

Kim is diabetic and has been known to become disoriented and wander off, police said.

Anyone with information on Kim's whereabouts is asked to call state police at Swiftwater at 570-839-7701.