Updated: Thurston County sheriff's deputies seek missing 25-year-old

OlympianMarch 17, 2014 

Tyson Lee Leppell

BY JEREMY PAWLOSKI

Update: Tyson Leppell has been located in Spokane, and has been hospitalized for a medical reason. His family is on their way to be with him.

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The Thurston County Sheriff's Office is seeking missing person Tyson Lee Leppell, 25, who was last seen on March 15, when he left his Yelm area home.

Leppell is on medication for multiple medial issues, but he does not have the medication with him, according to a news release. He is a white male, about six-feet tall, weighing about 164 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Investigators do not know what he was wearing when he was last seen.

Leppell is believed to be driving a 2001 red Ford Focus with Washington license plate number 430-XBL.

Anyone with information about Leppell's whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 360-786-5500 or emergency dispatchers at 360-704-2740. Information may also be provided to Thurston County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at crimebusters.org. Crime Stoppers callers can always remain anonymous.

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