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Community searches for Moses Lake man

Police, family and friends are searching for a Moses Lake man who has been missing since early Saturday.

Robert "Bobby" Scanlan, 25, last was seen around 1 a.m. Saturday while walking away from a bar in the 800 block of West Broadway Avenue, said Moses Lake police.

Scanlan had been out with friends Friday night and had been drinking, police said. He went to several bars before he disappeared, police said.

Scanlan was reported missing Sunday. Friends and family are concerned because they say he has a history of seizures and black outs.

On Tuesday, family and friends searched near the shoreline area of West Broadway, police said.

Moses Lake firefighters and Grant County sheriff's marine patrol also searched the shorelines, while deputies coordinated searches in a number of vacant lots.

A detective has been assigned fulltime to the investigation, police said. Numerous interviews also have been done.

Scanlan is 6 feet tall, 145 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and the word "joker" tattooed on his right shoulder.

He was last seen wearing a black and white Mountain Dew cap, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts can call Moses Lake police Detective Juan Rodriguez at 509-764-3887.

Scanlan's friends also have created a Facebook page, Find Bobby Scanlan, with information. The page can be found at on.fb.me/lKJSrU.

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