Family of Missing Ryan Uhre Asks For Help at Press Conference

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By: Bailey Myers
February 15th, 2014

Tallahassee FL- As the search continues for a former F-S-U student, the family pleads with the public for help.

"He's a son, he's a brother, he's a grandson, he's a cousin, he's a nephew. He has family that really wants him to come back," said Michael Uhre father of the missing man.

On February second Ryan Uhre was seen watching the super bowl game with friends in Downtown Tallahassee.

Around 9 he left Andrews Capital Bar and Grill and walked towards Kleman plaza. Now, thirteen days after he was last seen his family pleads with the community for answers to his where-abouts.

The Aunt of Ryan Uhre, Pam Ferrell reached out by saying, "If your hiding him helping him protecting him...Open arms Ryan. Come out, come back, come home. Anything you need we are here."

Tallahassee Police Department Officials tell us since Uhre was reported missing on February 7th, five days after he was last seen-- they have been using all means to find him.

On Friday K-9 units hit the ground in the area he was last seen as a helicopter searched from above.

They are also monitoring his finances, cell phone and social media sites.

Investigators say there's been no activity since he's been missing.

Tallahassee Police Department's Chief, Michael DeLeo said, "We are not giving up on the case and neither are they. The goal is to bring Ryan home safe to his family."

While law enforcement sifts through tips the family waits for Uhre's safe return. Uhre's mother, Patricia Uhre said, "Ryan if you hear my voice and see this broadcast please contact us. If anyone knows anything please get in touch with the authorities. We love him very much."

Anyone with information is encouraged to call: 850-574-TIPS

By: Bailey Myers
February 15th, 2014

Tallahassee FL- His mother, father and aunt joined the Tallahassee Police Department here in town to ask anyone with information to come forward with information about Ryan Uhre.

Ryan Uhre was last seen near Andrew's Capital Grill in Bar in downtown Tallahassee on Sunday February 2nd. FSU Police Department reported him missing on the 7th and since then the Tallahassee Police Department has been searching the downtown area. Today his family drove in from out of town in hopes of reaching out to someone who knows something.

His father, Michael Uhre said, "His face is everywhere. He didn't just disappear. He is somewhere. So we are begging you as a family-- please help us. Ryan if you hear this if you are out there pick up the phone."

"We are not giving up on the case. That neither are they and that the goal is to bring Ryan home to his family," explained Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo.

Investigators continue to monitor Uhre's financial records, cell phone records, and social media sites. So far, there has been no activity.

TPD told us they are also reviewing surveillance video, and exploring all possible modes of transportation. We will bring you more information on the police departments efforts and hear from Uhre's mother tonight at eleven.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call: 850-574-TIPS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Family members of missing FSU student Ryan Uhre held a press conference this afternoon at the Tallahassee Police Department.

Ryan's father, mother and aunt were joined by Tallahassee Police spokesman David Northway and Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo.

The family asked the public for their help in finding their son and pleaded for his safe return.

More details on Eyewitness News at Six.

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