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Missing Milwaukee man thought to be victim of abduction found safe

Police seek missing man, Tobias Jones. MPD Photograph

Updated: 5:03 p.m. January 3, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police Department confirms that Tobias Jones has been in contact with his family and the Milwaukee Police and that he is safe.  The Police say that Jones car has also been located.   At this time it does not appear that Jones was the subject of a February 1 abduction at N 26th Street and W Fairmont Avenue. 

Earlier today the MPD believed that  Jones matched the description of a man who was abducted around 1:30 PM on Friday.  Witnesses said that during the abduction two suspects beat a man and forced him into a car before fleeing the area.  

Police are still searching for the people involved in the possible abduction.

The suspects in the possible abduction are described as a black males, 27 to 30-years-old.   Suspect 1 is  6-feet tall with a slim build, last seen wearing dark clothing.   The second suspect is described as having a slim build, but his height is unknown.  He was last seen wearing dark clothing.

The investigation into the alleged abduction continues and If anyone has information they are asked to call 414-935-7405.

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Posted: 11:19 a.m. January 3, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- On Friday, February 1, a 29-year-old man was possibly abducted and now the Milwaukee Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the critically missing man.   The MPD has identified the missing man as Tobias E. Jones.

The Police believe Jones matches the description of a man who was abducted around 1:30 PM in the area of N 26th Street and W Fairmount Avenue.   When Police responded to the site Friday, they were told a man had been beaten by two suspects and then forced into a car that fled the area.  

Jones is described as a black male, 5-feet 5-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds.  He has brown eyes and long brown and black dreadlocks.  He was wearing a black Adidas jacket and black Adidas pants.   Jones was last seen driving a 4-door, teal Nissan Altima.

The suspects in the possible abduction are described as a black males, 27 to 30-years-old.   Suspect 1 is  6-feet tall with a slim build, last seen wearing dark clothing.   The second suspect is described as having a slim build, but his height is unknown.  He was last seen wearing dark clothing.


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