Police: Missing man considered dangerous - Tucson News Now

Police: Missing man considered dangerous

Richard Ascher (Source: Tucson Police Department) Richard Ascher (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Police Department is asking for help in locating an endangered adult, who has been missing since Feb. 12.

Richard Ascher, 30, is mentally ill and considered a danger to himself and others.

He went missing from a residential facility 1441 South No Le Hace Avenue on the west side.

According to staff at the facility, Ascher recently made threats to harm others. He takes medication for his mental illness, which he did not take with him.

He has no access to money but has used public transportation and shuttle buses in the past.

Ascher is described as a Hispanic male, 5'11" tall, 165 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about the location of Ascher is urged to call 911 immediately.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now All rights reserved.

 

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Family fights for Tucson doctor to lose his license

    Family fights for Tucson doctor to lose his license

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-02-20 04:34:10 GMT
    White paper covers this placard at a medical office building in Tucson. (Source: Tucson News Now)White paper covers this placard at a medical office building in Tucson. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Verna Carrillo died only days after starting a new pain management prescription in March of 2016. Doctor Gregory J. Porter is scheduled for a hearing Wednesday, February 21, before an administrative law judge for his treatment of her as a patient. 

    Verna Carrillo died only days after starting a new pain management prescription in March of 2016. Doctor Gregory J. Porter is scheduled for a hearing Wednesday, February 21, before an administrative law judge for his treatment of her as a patient. 

  • Controversy over proposed hi-rise housing complex on 4th Avenue

    Controversy over proposed hi-rise housing complex on 4th Avenue

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:57 PM EST2018-02-20 02:57:18 GMT

    A proposal to build a 7-story housing complex at 4th and 6th along Fourth Avenue has created a concern and controversy as to whether it will change the iconic nature of the Tucson tourist attraction. 

    A proposal to build a 7-story housing complex at 4th and 6th along Fourth Avenue has created a concern and controversy as to whether it will change the iconic nature of the Tucson tourist attraction. 

  • Potholes posing problems for Tucsonans after rain

    Potholes posing problems for Tucsonans after rain

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-20 01:02:47 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Last week's rain brought on some new problem areas for Tucsonans. Several new potholes have popped up around the Old Pueblo. 

    Last week's rain brought on some new problem areas for Tucsonans. Several new potholes have popped up around the Old Pueblo. 

Powered by Frankly